Open Access Review Article

Panic Disorder: Definitions, Contexts, Neural Correlates and Clinical Strategies

Giulio Perrotta*

Department of Criminal and Investigative Psychology Unifeder, Lecturer, International Essayist, Italy

Corresponding Author

Received Date: July 17, 2019;  Published Date: August 14, 2019


Starting from the definition of “panic attacks”, we proceeded to list all the forms often mistaken for this disorder, such as anxiety attack, anxiety and terror, using the noso graphic descriptions contained in DSM-V, with particular attention to clinical, neurobiological and therapeutic profiles, concluding the analysis of the possible strategies to be used to finalize the resolutions to the problems deriving from the disorder in question.

Keywords: Psychology; Neuroscience; Prefrontal cortex; Frontal lobe; Temporal lobe; Limbic system; Panic attack; Psychotherapy; Psychopharmacology; Benzodiazipines; Antidepressants; Strategic approach

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