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Panic attacks and panic disorder

Panic attacks and panic disorders have distinct features that set them apart, read more to learn how to identify symptoms of each condition.

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Panic Stop! - online program

Panic Stop! online program from Mental Health Online contains a range of resources designed to help adults over 18 to manage panic and agoraphobia, increase understanding of panic attacks and panic disorder and learn the skills and strategies useful for managing panic.

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People with claustrophobia feel anxious in enclosed spaces. If you’re claustrophobic, symptoms can feel overwhelming. Read on for treatment options.

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Wellbeing Plus - online program

The Wellbeing Course from MindSpot is recommended for people who are 60 years of age or older, are Australian residents and experience low mood, depression, stress, social anxiety, panic attacks or general worry

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Mood Mechanic Course - online program

Mood Mechanic Course from MindSpot can help you gain better control over your symptoms, improve your confidence, and learn skills to empower you get the most out of life.

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If you have ongoing fears and worries that cause distress and stop you from doing things, you may have an anxiety disorder — find out more here.

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Agoraphobia is a fear of panicking in situations that aren’t easy to leave. It can impact your ability to work or socialise with friends and family.

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Health and wellbeing apps

Browse our selection of healthcare apps from our trusted information partners.

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Separation anxiety

Separation anxiety disorder commonly occurs among young children. However, it is now also recognised as a condition that can affect adults.

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Generalised anxiety disorder (GAD)

Generalised anxiety disorder (GAD) is a type of anxiety disorder characterised by persistent worry that impacts on day-to-day life.

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