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Panic Disorder Patients on the Rise in South Korea

Panic Disorder Patients on the Rise in South Korea

SEOUL, June 5 (Korea Bizwire) – The number of patients diagnose with panic disorder is steadily increasing in South Korea, government data showed Saturday, with experts citing growing social and psychological stress as possible causes. The Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service said that a total of 127,053 people received hospital treatment for panic disorder in 2016, up from 98,000 in 2014 and 83,000 in 2012. Doctors define panic disorder as an anxiety disorder with recurrent, unexpected [...]