Anxiety is a psychological and physiological state characterized by cognitive, somatic,emotional, and behavioral components. These components combine to create anunpleasant feeling that is typically associated with uneasiness, apprehension, fear, or worry. 

Panic is a sudden sensation of fear which is so strong as to dominate or prevent reason andlogical thinking, replacing it with overwhelming feelings of anxiety and frantic agitation consistent with an animalistic fight or flight reaction. Panic may occur singularly in individuals or manifest suddenly in large groups as mass panic (closely related to herd behavior).

The word panic derives from the Greek πανικός, \"pertaining to shepherd god Pan\", who took amusement from frightening herds of goats and sheep into sudden bursts of uncontrollable fear. Also the ancient Greeks credited the battle of Marathon's victory to Pan. They used his name for the frenzied, frantic fear exhibited by the fleeing enemy soldiers.

Articles About Anxiety / Panic

Best Foods for Calming your Nervous System

By Natural News

Modern-day living and all the busyness and stress that comes along with it can do a real number on your central nervous system, especially if you are not taking proactive steps to counteract this perpetual negative effect on your body. (Jan 21, 2013)

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What Demi Moore Smoked May Have Been the K2 Spice Drug

By IBTimes AU

Demi Moore has been hospitalized with sources telling TMZ that the actress was suffering from substance abuse. Paramedics responded to a 911 call from the home of the actress. After assessing Moore's condition, she was transported her from her home in Los Angeles to a local hospital. (Jan 30, 2012)

MORE TOPICS: LOS ANGELES

State Government wants synthetic cannabis banned

By IBTimes AU

Geelong tobacconists and sex shops are raking in the profits for synthetic cannabis but the State Government is looking to rain on their parade. The synthetic drug which is potentially 10 times stronger than regular cannabis is legal but the State Government wants the drug banned. (Jun 11, 2011)

Australian Idol Wes Carr’s dark secrets

By IBTimes AU

His co-passengers at the Qantas flight were unsurprisingly taking his photos with their phones and Australian Idol Wes Carr was giving them his usual smile. (May 13, 2011)

MORE TOPICS: TWITTER, QANTAS

Write your worries and test scores rise

By IBTimes

Are you one of those people who cannot take tests? (Jan 16, 2011)

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