Panic Disorder Control and Intervention

Panic Disorder Control and Intervention

Panic disorder is quick and overwhelming fear and anxiety. This psychological problem involves extreme pounding of the heart to the level that a victim is unable to breath. Other symptoms of panic disorder include trembling, sweating and nausea (Smith & Segal, 2017). An individual suffering from this disorder needs a treatment that will facilitated him or her achieve the following goals. PLAGIARIZED SAMPLE-ORDER YOUR PAPER NOW

  • Being able to go far from home and drive alone without the company of another person.
  • Be able to engage in physical exertion activities.
  • Be able to attend social events and other places such as restaurants, public transport and stores where the escape may be not easy.
  • To consume certain foods and drinks such as caffeine and alcohol.

Some of the techniques that a psychologist can apply to help a panic disorder individual include;

Miracle Questions

Based on the condition of the client this technique will help him realize realistic steps that he can adopt in order to overcome his condition. The intervention in this technique will be asking the client how he will look in future if his current condition will be absentĀ (Antin, 2016).

Scaling Questions

The application of this tool will be aimed assessing the current condition and progress of the client. Besides, it will also involve other peoplesā€™ view on the development of the client. The intervention will be aimed at increasing confidence, motivation and hope of the clientĀ (Antin, 2016).

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

This technique strives at exposing client to the reality that nothing disastrous will happen as the result of panic experience. The intervention in this scenario involves exposing the victim on panic attack experiences. It will help perceive fears in a more realistic mannerĀ (Smith & Segal, 2017).


The application of this technique will involve exposing the client into controlled and safe environment that trigger panicĀ (Smith & Segal, 2017). It equips the client with the healthier ways of coping with panic attracts.


Antin, L. (2016, February 5). Solution-Focused Brief Therapy. Retrieved from GoodTherapy.org: http://www.goodtherapy.org/learn-about-therapy/types/solution-focused-therapy

Smith, M., & Segal, J. (2017). Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder. HELPGUIDE.ORG. Retrieved from https://www.helpguide.org/articles/anxiety/panic-attacks-and-panic-disorders.htm?pdf=true

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