PSYCHOLOGIST NEWPORT BEACH
The Difference Between Anxiety And Panic
The terms “Panic” and “Anxiety” often get confused. Sometimes, because the symptoms can feel so closely related, it’s easy to understand why the two terms would be used interchangeably.
The symptoms of Anxiety may include:
- Nervousness about a specific problem
- Racing heartbeat
These symptoms can also be found in someone who suffers from Panic Attacks.
But someone who is having a Panic Attack, as opposed to Anxiety, may also experience:
- Crippling terror
- The feeling of eminent catastrophe
- The feeling of losing control
- The fear of going insane
So, you can see the difference between the two.