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The economic burden of anxiety disorders in the 1990s.
A human capital model of the societal cost of anxiety disorders is estimated, finding that posttraumatic stress disorder and panic disorder are the anxiety disorders found to have the highest rates of service use.
Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia--Lifetime Version modified for the study of anxiety disorders (SADS-LA): rationale and conceptual development.
Treatment of specific phobia in adults.
Emetophobia: Preliminary results of an internet survey
Results suggest that, for this sample, emetophobia is a disorder of early onset and chronic course, with highly persistent and intrusive symptoms.
Social phobia. Review of a neglected anxiety disorder.
Findings do suggest that in its own right and as a comparison for other anxiety disorders, social phobia should prove a fertile area for psychobiological and clinical investigation.
Fluvoxamine treatment of social phobia (social anxiety disorder): a double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
- M. Stein, A. Fyer, J. Davidson, M. Pollack, B. Wiita
- Psychology, MedicineThe American journal of psychiatry
- 1 May 1999
Fluvoxamine is efficacious in the pharmacologic management of serious forms of social phobia and resulted in significantly greater decreases in measures of psychosocial disability than did placebo.
Lactate provocation of panic attacks. II. Biochemical and physiological findings.
Lactate-induced panic attacks were regularly accompanied by biological changes consistent with hyperventilation and central noradrenergic activation and irregularly by elevation of plasma norepinephrine and cortisol levels.
Ventilatory physiology of patients with panic disorder.
Patients with panic disorder may have hypersensitive CO2 receptors that, when triggered, evoke a subjective panic associated with an exaggerated ventilatory response and consequent hypocapnic alkalosis.
Measurement of lactate-induced panic and anxiety
The cutaneous features of tuberous sclerosis: a population study
Although there is considerable variation in the age of expression of all the skin lesions, there is a trend towards the earlier expression of hypomelanic macules and forehead fibrous plaques compared with facial angiofibromas and ungual fibromas.