PAD syndrome

PAD syndrome

Phobic-anxiety-depersonalization syndrome Psychiatry A debilitating phobic state–75% of Pts are ♀, which begins with a stressor, causing sudden intense anxiety or emotional shock, followed by depersonalization of varying duration, then by generalized and pervasive anxiety Clinical Pt can't work, socialize, and is under constant stress. See Phobia; Cf Agoraphobia, Monophobia.
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Black pad syndrome has likely existed as long as ENIG has been in use, but first became apparent on BGAs.