IPanic provides an opportunity to compare and reflect on panic and anxiety and on how to learn to manage them. The application offers a clear vision on how a panic disorder develops; it is an original application on the management of panic not found in the web. It consist in a psychoeducational training to learn to manage the feelings of anxiety and panic by understanding the functioning of this disorder. It is not a psychotherapy, yet it is of concrete help to those who desires to win the fear of fear. It helps to understand if one indeed suffers a panic attack and indicates those strategies which should be avoided as they worsen the problem. It describes in detail all the physical and mental symptoms of the panic attack. Through a clear scheme, it delineates the functioning of panic and the cognitive and behavioural modalities activated by who is afflicted by it. It explains how to concretely act to reduce anxiety and panic attacks. Panic attacks and the panic disorder are not fatal illnesses and are not precursors to a psychosis.
Panic attacks are very common in the general population and the panic disorder it is one of the more common anxiety disorders yet it produces great worries in those who suffer from it. The i-panic application wants to be a concrete help to understand better ones own mental operation during panic episodes.