Do you suffer from Panic Disorder?  Take our online self assessment to find out! 
Answer the following eighteen questions "YES" or "NO" then click the "Do I Have Panic Disorder?" button.
 
Have you ever had the following symptoms develop abruptly and reach a peak within 10 minutes:
Question Response
1. Palpitations, pounding heart, or accelerated heart rate?
2. Sweating? 
3. Trembling or shaking?
4. A feeling of shortness of breath or smothering?
5. A feeling of choking?
6. Chest pain or discomfort?
7. Nausea or abdominal distress?
8. Feeling dizzy, unsteady, lightheaded, or faint?
9. Feeling unreal or detached from yourself?
10. Fear of losing control or going crazy?
11. Fear of dying?
12. Numbness or tingling sensations?
13. Chills or hot flushes?
Regarding the above symptoms:
Question Response
14. Have these episodes happened repeatedly?
15. Have these episodes ever occurred "out of the blue", for no apparent reason?
16. Have you had persistent concern about having additional attacks for a month or more?
17. Have you worried about the implications of the attack or its consequences (e.g., losing control, having a heart attack, "going crazy") for a month or more?
18. Have you significantly changed your behavior, because of the attacks, for a month or more?
 
 
(for a paper version of this assessment, click here)
 
Note: This questionnaire is for informational purposes only and is not intended to function as a psychological or psychiatric assessment.  Diagnosis of psychiatric disorders requires a careful evaluation by a trained professional. Click here to learn how to get help for this condition at the Anxiety Disorders Center.

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