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Thursday, 10 November 2016

Panic Attacks on the Rise

Marie Claire magazine highlighted this week the disturbing fact that Panic Disorder –particularly amongst women – is on the rise.

“In the past five years, charity Anxiety UK has seen a 10 per cent increase in calls to its helpline and email support network, with one in ten people suffering from panic attacks and, of these, two thirds are women. Meanwhile, NHS figures show outpatient appointments for anxiety disorders, of which panic attacks are a common form, have increased five-fold since 2007, and hospital admissions increased by a third. Prescriptions for tranquilizers such as Xanax and Valium rose by 13 per cent in the past four years, and for antidepressants – often used to treat panic attacks – by 38 per cent.”

CBT for Panic Attacks is one of the longest established CBT treatment approaches. Developed over twenty five years ago, extensively researched and validated, it should represent an essential part of any good therapist's toolkit.

If you want to add this to yours or simply want to refresh your knowledge and skills come along to our

TWO DAY TRAINING COURSE ON CBT & PANIC DISORDER ON 1-2 DECEMBER 2016

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British Psychological Society Approved, the course has ample opportunity not just for increasing your understanding of how panic develops and how to treat it, but also has extensive demonstration and practice opportunities.
But please remember we have strict limits on numbers for the course and we can only take firm bookings (rather than provisional ones).

So block out 1-2 December in your diary and book now http://skillsdevelopment.co.uk/cbt_seminars.php?courseid=162

NB! Early Bird Discounted Price is extended for a few days and expires on 14 November 2016. Don’t miss it.

And have an invaluable learning experience.

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