Medical Definition of Panic

Panic: A sudden strong feeling of fear that prevents reasonable thought or action. The word comes from the name of the Greek woodland god Pan, who was a frightening figure'part human, part goat'and whose pet caprice was to terrify people who ventured into rural areas.

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QUESTION

Panic attacks are repeated attacks of fear that can last for several minutes. See Answer

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Reviewed on 12/11/2018