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“I Felt Like I Was Going To Die”: Why We Suffer Panic Attacks


If you've ever suffered a panic attack or know someone who has, you'll know just how confronting it can be, but what exactly is happening to our body in that moment and why do we experience them in the first place?

To find out what causes panic attacks and what you can do to help yourself or someone else cope with them, The Quicky speaks to an expert in psychology to discuss what it does to our body and our brain, and how we can prevent them in future.


Host: Claire Murphy

With thanks to: 

Emeritus Professor Justin Kenardy - Tertiary and research sector leader and disseminator of evidence-based practice in clinical health psychology, behavioural medicine, and health service delivery in the University of Queensland's School of Psychology

Producer: Claire Murphy

Executive Producer: Siobhán Moran-McFarlane

Audio Producer: Ian Camilleri

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