Panic attacks are frightening but fortunately physically harmless episodes. They can occur at random or after a person is exposed to various events that may "trigger" a panic attack. The estimated 5-year prevalence of people in Finland living with Panic attacks and Panic disorder is 4.1 per 100,000. Total prevalence rate for both sexes in Finland is 8.7 per 100,000. Prevalence rate for men and women 9.9 and 7.6 per 100,000 respectively in Finland. Panic attacks are treated with reassurance and relaxation techniques. Cognitive behavioural therapy and Positive Self Talk specific for panic are the treatment of choice for panic disorder.