Appendix 4 - Panic Disorder

Panic Disorder can be screened for with the help of questions from the Patient Health Questionnaire.

Patient Health Questionnaire – Panic Disorder (PHQ-PD)

Scoring the PHQ-PD

A score of 1 for each positive response.

Interpreting the PHQ-PD

In the literature a score of five or above is suggestive of Panic Disorder and further assessment and intervention may be indicated.