panic attack

Panic Attacks

Published by administrator on Thu, 03/29/2012 - 14:22

Some people respond abnormally when under stress or faced with an alarming situation, i.e. an accident or on hearing bad news affecting their family. The person becomes agitated and panicked and on occasion may be labelled by some as being hysterical. 

You may notice 

The casualty hyperventilates, with fast and unusually deep breathing.

The casualty trembles: this can be so severe as to cause loss of coordinated movements.