Panic Attacks While Driving: Signs, Causes, & How to Stay Calm
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Primary Changes: Updated for readability and clarity. Reviewed and added relevant resources. Added “Anxiety About Driving Is Normal”, revised “What Causes Panic Attacks While Driving?” and “How to Stop Panic Attacks While Driving”. New material written by Lydia Antonatos, LMHC and reviewed by Kristen Fuller, MD.
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