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MTB 3 says that a panic disorder has no obvious precipitant, yet on the following page there's a question and in the explanation it says it's panic disorder because there was a clear precipitating event
Which one is it? Why? Diff dx?
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MTB 3 says that a panic disorder has no obvious precipitant, yet on the following page there's a question and in the explanation it says it's panic disorder because there was a clear precipitating event
Which one is it? Why? Diff dx?
In Kaplan Lecture notes for Step 2 CK, it is mentioned that Panic disorder may be associated with inter-current stressors.
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MTB 3 says that a panic disorder has no obvious precipitant, yet on the following page there's a question and in the explanation it says it's panic disorder because there was a clear precipitating event
Which one is it? Why? Diff dx?
Also check this link:
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/pan...N=risk-factors
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