-attacks/) Uncommon Help suggests that people who suffer from panic
attacks make an AWARE card for times when they are feeling panicky and follow the simple instructions.
Researchers seeking a more nuanced approach to the relationship between the media's role in the construction and dissemination of moral panics
discourse and real-world effects may be disappointed, however, by some of the unreflective commentary scattered throughout the collection, which aligns itself with predetermined media dynamics and the saturation model of media effects.
For instance, a rapid decline in lending among banks was significant in both the Panic
of 1907 and the recent global financial crisis.
Attention to the medical construction of panic
, and how it is taken up in popular and critical social scientific discourse is important to this analysis, inasmuch as it illuminates the discursive authority of medicine, which has institutionalised the idea of panic
as a gender category.
Just as Humanists have long known, reason and compassion offer the only salvation from moral panic
The real surprise may not be how silly moral panics
of the past look today but how disheveled today's rational high ground will look in the future.
What follows is a case study of how one town's families responded to e conomic loss following the Financial Panic
Such an interest rate panic
is likely to repeat in the coming months.
However, Wicker feels that even during the third crisis, the panics
To someone who has never experienced a panic
attack, it is difficult to appreciate its emotionally devastating nature.
The encouraging progress in the treatment of panic
disorder reflects recent, rapid advances in scientific understanding of the brain.
The term moral panic
was popularized by the British sociologist Stanley Cohen in 1972's Folk Devils and Moral Panics