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Panic disorder

Panic disorder is characterised by regular panic attacks — a response to a stressful situation, where you feel like you are losing control.

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Panic attack

Panic attacks are common, with up to 5% of Australians experiencing a panic attack at some stage in their life.

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Anxiety attack and panic attack

'Anxiety attack' is not a recognised medical term and can mean different things to different people. Learn about anxiety and panic attacks and where to get help.

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Agoraphobia

Agoraphobia is linked to panic disorder, and can impact a person's ability to work or socialise with friends and family.

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Phobias

Phobias are persistent, irrational fears. Learn more about phobias from trusted sources.

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Symptoms of OCD

If you or someone you know displays OCD symptoms to the extent that it affects quality of life, visit a doctor for an assessment.

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Anxiety symptoms

Anxiety symptoms may be physical or emotional. Find out more about what can trigger an anxiety attack and when you need to seek help from a professional.

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Psychotherapy

Psychotherapy is an umbrella term for many practices aimed at treating emotional problems.

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Online therapy (eTherapy)

eTherapy, online counselling or online therapy refers to psychological support, therapy, education and assistance delivered via the internet or an online platform.

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Serotonin

Serotonin is a chemical substance that controls wellbeing and happiness. Not having enough serotonin is thought to contribute to depression. Learn more here, including how serotonin levels can be adjusted.

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