When a person falls to the floor and slips into an un-controllable, OTT, attention seeking fit to gain sympathy. A panic attack will normally happen over something very small and the intention is to blow it out of all proportion.
Symptoms include eyes-widening, writhing, breaking surrounding objects, hyper ventilating and screaming.
"Oh my god she's having a panic attack!"
"Help me! I thought they were going to hurt me! They were going to throw me in a pool"
"Oh thats a shame. I thought it was something exciting."