A person is said to experience panic disorder if he or she has these criteria:
- Panic attack that happens repeatedly unexpectedly
- Takes at least a month to be in anxiety of possibility of getting the panic attack again
- Feeling anxious about the bad effects that can arise because of the panic attack which brings to affect to or change of behavior.
- The attack and disorder happens not caused by other mental illnesses, physical illnesses or effect of substances or drugs.
Panic disorder or PD is a type of mental illnesses which classified into anxiety disorder group. There is neuropsychological aspect in this disorder and may have relation with genetic disease (or epigenetic) based on neuropsychological facts.
PD is described as a situation of overwhelming extreme anxiety and happens suddenly, uncontrollably or unstoppably.
There are many signs of PD such as feeling like going crazy, wanting to die or feeling of loosing mind or sense, feeling like fainting and unconscious, feeling of going to have a heart attack or stroke, feeling like flying and so on.
How to recognize an individual with good mental health?
It is hard to give a straight answer because mental health is something that cannot be seen from the outside. However there are signs on a person that enable you to evaluate his or her mental health.
Among the signs are the ability of the person to cooperate with others, ability to be in a healthy relationship with others and the ability to overcome life challenges and obstacles.
What do self esteem means?
Self esteem is our way of seeing ourselves. This includes:
- What we belief of our selves
- What we think of our selves
- What we feel of our selves
It is the way how we interact with ourselves and others. The components of self esteem include:
- Physical appearance
- Your view toward yourself and your view of others’ view towards you
- Feeling of self worthiness and self confidence