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Don’t Panic

A panic attack can come with symptoms like a pounding heart, trembling, shortness of breath, chest pain, nausea, dizziness, and intense fear. This form of anxiety will trick some sufferers into thinking about or obsessing over things that will probably not even happen. Read about this and other essays on panic and anxiety.
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How to Stop the Distress

By Tom Bunn L.C.S.W.

Is it rational to expect therapy that depends on reason to work under stress?
In small doses, anxiety is a vital emotion. Without it, we could be killed crossing the street and would find ourselves ill-prepared for many of the important tasks of life.

The Endless Alarm

By Steven Stosny, Ph.D.

When left on autopilot, anxiety gets worse.
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Your Negative Thoughts

By David A. Clark Ph.D.

How we deal with distressing mental intruders will determine their hold on us.