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The economic burden of anxiety disorders in the 1990s.
BACKGROUND We assess the annual economic burden of anxiety disorders in the United States from a societal perspective. METHOD Using data from the National Comorbidity Study, we applied multivariateExpand
Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia--Lifetime Version modified for the study of anxiety disorders (SADS-LA): rationale and conceptual development.
The SADS-LA, a modification of the Lifetime Version of the Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia, was designed specifically for studies requiring detailed lifetime information on anxietyExpand
Treatment of specific phobia in adults.
This is a comprehensive review of treatment studies in specific phobia. Acute and long-term efficacy studies of in vivo exposure, virtual reality, cognitive therapy and other treatments from 1960 toExpand
Fluvoxamine treatment of social phobia (social anxiety disorder): a double-blind, placebo-controlled study.
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the efficacy of fluvoxamine for the treatment of social phobia (social anxiety disorder). METHOD In a 12-week multicenter, double-blind,Expand
Ventilatory physiology of patients with panic disorder.
Thirty-one patients with DSM-III panic disorder or agoraphobia with panic attacks, 13 normal controls, and 12 patients with other anxiety disorders were studied during ventilatory challenge with roomExpand
Measurement of lactate-induced panic and anxiety
Acute Panic Inventory (API) scores were obtained from 26 normal controls and 89 patients with either panic disorder or agoraphobia with panic attacks before and during lactate infusions.Expand
Emetophobia: Preliminary results of an internet survey
Through electronic mail, we surveyed members of an internet support group for emetophobia (fear of vomiting). Respondents were 50 women and 6 men with a mean age of 31 years. Results suggest that,Expand
Lactate provocation of panic attacks. II. Biochemical and physiological findings.
Thirty-one of 43 patients with panic disorder or agoraphobia with panic attacks and none of 20 normal controls panicked in response to infusions of sodium lactate. Before receiving lactate, patientsExpand
Phenelzine vs atenolol in social phobia. A placebo-controlled comparison.
Seventy-four patients who met DSM-III criteria for social phobia completed 8 weeks of double-blind, randomly assigned treatment with the monoamine oxidase inhibitor phenelzine sulfate, theExpand
Social phobia. Review of a neglected anxiety disorder.
While other anxiety disorders have recently become the subjects of increasing investigation, social phobia remains, except among behavior therapists, relatively unstudied. As a result, majorExpand