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Panic (disambiguation)

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Panic is a sudden, overwhelming fear.

Panic may also refer to:

Arts and entertainment[edit]







Other arts and entertainment[edit]


  • Panic Inc., an American Mac software and video game company based in Portland, Oregon.
  • Kernel panic, a fatal error condition associated with Unix-like computer operating systems
  • Panic (demo), a 1992 PC demo by Future Crew

Politics, psychology, and sociology[edit]

  • Bank run, when a large number of bank customers withdraw their deposits because they believe the bank is, or might become, insolvent
  • Financial crisis, a variety of situations in which some financial institutions or assets suddenly lose a large part of their value
  • Mass hysteria, the manifestation of the same or similar hysterical symptoms by more than one person
  • Moral panic
  • PANIC (Prevent AIDS Now Initiative Committee), the activist group behind the 1986 initiative statute California Proposition 64 (1986)

Other uses[edit]