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Try to avoid unnecessary worries on June 18, despite name of event designated as International Panic Day. It is noted it is necessary to disseminate information about panic states, so people develop stress tolerance skills, remain calm regardless of situations, crisis.

The History

In ancient times, person used panic state to good use on hunting. With loud signals from horn and shouts, hunters frightened animals subsequently lost their orientation, found themselves surrounded. In modern society, person is subject to stress, panic appears, manifests with physical/mental symptoms. The holiday was established to raise awareness.

Interesting Facts

2% of world’s population is prone to panic attacks, characterized by changes in work of autonomic system. It gets dark in eyes, dizzy, fear constrains movement and breathing becomes difficult.

  • Women tend to panic and exaggerate danger. Girls have insufficiently developed objective perception of world picture, analytical approach to reality.
  • Tendency to anxiety, panic is cured through medical therapy, various meditative practices.
  • In armed forces of various countries, special attention is paid to skill of preventing formation of fear, panic and anxiety.

Psychotherapists in serious diagnostic cases prescribe drugs for patients to rest. Medicines are purchased, accepted strictly by prescription.

How to celebrate

If accumulated anxiety is felt, on summer day, great chance is formed to throw out obsessive fears, share experiences, voice loud to get rid of negativity. Result is feeling of peace, relief. Visit psychoanalyst if you feel need for professional medical care. Panic attacks create difficulties in responding to circumstances. Seek help, deal with psychological health issues.

When is International Panic Day celebrated in 2022?

International Panic Day is observed on June 18 each year.