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Gender and Panic Attacks and Scuba Diving Panic

These questions are examined:
- How does the incidence of panic attacks differ between men and women?
- How does it differ between experienced and novice divers?

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First, in terms of gender differences, many people allege that women are more prone and stereotype women as more emotional and at risk for panic attacks. However, several articles refuted this claim:

Baillie, A. J., & Rapee, R. M. (2005). Panic attacks as risk markers for mental disorders*. Social Psychiatry & Psychiatric Epidemiology, 40(3), 240-244.

The authors concluded that panic attacks are a non-specific risk factor for depression, but the ...

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This solution provides 300 words of notes and references that debate the incidence of panic attacks between men and women. Some reflection is also integrated to briefly examine differences between experienced and novice divers. All references used are included and some are attached in the solution.