Panic Disorder

Hello . My father is facing a panic disorder as said by a phychiatist and he is facing a panic attack some times and he feels as he is a heart patient even if we try to convince him that its nothing but anxiety he always feels that he has a heart problem . we have gone throught ecg , tmt ,2d echo test every report fine
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Dr. Ravi Prakash
11 yrs. of exp | Bangalore | Psychiatrist
It might not be just a panic disorder. It could be some somatoform disorder with secondary panic attacks, or depression with somatic features with panic attack. More detailed history along with mental status examination is required to reach to a diagnosis.
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