Panic attacks: what they are and what to do about them
Learn about panic attacks and how to deal with them in this free course. Understand the definition and personal experience of panic attacks, as well as the reasons behind them. Discover various ways to seek help and support for yourself or someone you know. Improve your knowledge of mental health and treatment.
Panic attacks: what they are and what to do about them is a free course that should be helpful to anyone who experiences panic or panic attacks, for their family and friends, and anyone more generally interested in mental health and mental
Health treatment. The course starts by exploring formal definitions of panic and panic attack. These are then contrasted with personal accounts of the experience of panic. It also presents some of the key understandings of why panic attacks happen,
And provides an overview of the main ways people can get help and help themselves.
Course learning outcomes
After studying this course, you should be able to:
Provide a definition of panic and panic attack
Understand aspects of the personal experience of panic attacks
Understand some key ideas about why people have panic attacks
Know where someone experiencing panic attacks might get help or help themselves.