Under Pressure: What Is A Panic Attack?

Pistorius psychiatrist suffers heart attack | citifmonline

He could be-only, this time, the ER doctors tell him his heart is just fine. What he’s having is a panic attack . Though no one should ever ignore heart attack symptoms or assume one is having a panic attack instead, thousands of people each year share this man’s experience. Recommended Related to Anxiety Panic Anxiety Disorders Anxiety disorders are very strong fears that may be caused by physical or psychological stress. Studies show that almost half of all patients with cancer say they feel some anxiety and about one-fourth of all patients with cancer say they feel a great deal of anxiety. Patients living with cancer find that they feel more or less anxiety at different times.
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The psychiatrist in question, Dr Leon Fine, had not yet signed the report, according to eNCAs website . The prosecution had argued the tests were essential after forensic psychiatrist Merryll Vorster, who diagnosed the athlete with Gad, told the court he was a danger to society. The defence vigorously opposed the move. The court in Pretoria is expected to hear the outcome of the medical tests when the trial resumes on Monday. South Africas eNCA broadcaster earlier reported that the psychiatrists heart attack may have caused a delay in the handing over of the Paralympians psychiatric evaluation report. The psychiatrist in question, Dr Leon Fine, had not yet signed the report, according to eNCAs website .
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