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Psyche Phobia-related verus primary panic attacks!

Which symptom is more likely to be found in a patient with social phobia-related panic attacks than in a patient with a primary panic disorder?

A. Paresthesias
B. Derealization
C. Shortness of breath
D. Expected occurrence
E. Palpitations
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I don't remember where, but i have read panic attacks are associated with
peri oral numbness and paresthesias.
Am not too sure though.
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I don't remember where, but i have read panic attacks are associated with peri oral numbness and paresthesias.
Am not too sure though.
Panic attacks with hyperventilation

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Patients may report perioral and distal extremity paraesthesias that are associated with anxiety or panic symptoms and hyperventilation. An extremely common cause of paraesthesias.
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D. Panic attacks can occur in both social phobia as well as in
patients with panic disorder.
In patients with social phobia however
these panic attacks occur with specific social situations and can be
expected to occur there. In panic disorder however, the attacks may
occur at any time.
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