My father had his first panic attack a few years ago. As he was walking on the pavement in front of the building we live in to go to work, he suddenly had the impression that the bushes on each side of the pavement are extending in front of him. He thought the bushes are about to cover him entirely.
I was making a trip to the town meeting when the rear tire of the car I was driving suddenly busted. The car was swerving to the right and left and all hope to control its movement seemed lost. In a bid to gain mastery in the face of looming disaster, I had a Panic attack. My systems were
Simple things such as driving, going up the stairways of a flight, bathing, waiting on the line for the cashier at the department store got me uneasy with full-throttle fear. This happened over a particular period, and it had started with one simple panic attack experience. During the