LIMITED SYMPTOM ATTACK

an umbrella term for those suffering with symptoms typical of a panic attack but without exceeding four somatic or cognitive symptoms during which the individual will feel an intense degree of fear or discomfort.

LIMITED SYMPTOM ATTACK: "When a patient displays symptoms of a panic attack, but those symptoms aren't in abundance (greater than 4), they're diagnosed as having a limited symptom attack."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LIMITED SYMPTOM ATTACK," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/limited-symptom-attack/ (accessed October 10, 2019).
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