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Anxiety Disorders

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A 23-year old woman arrives at the emergency room complaining that, out of the blue, she had been seized by an overwhelming fear, associated with shortness of breath and a pounding heart. These symptoms lasted for approximately 20 min, and, while she was experencing them, she feared that she was dying. The patient has had four similar episodes during the past month, and she has been worrying that they will continue recurring. Which of the follow. diagnoses is most likely ? (AIIMS May 2012)



A Acute psychotic episode

B Hypochondriasis

C Panic disorder

D Generalized anxiety disorder

Ans. C Panic disorder

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