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Six patients with panic disorder who had panicked during sodium lactate infusion were given cognitive-behavioral treatment for 12-24 weeks. After treatment they underwent another lactate infusion, and four patients were rates as having no panic, suggesting that reduced vulnerability to lactate accompanies remission of panic. Controlled trials of(More)
Eleven patients who met DSM-III criteria for panic disorder were treated with behavior therapy techniques. Seven patients had mixed phobic avoidance and none were agoraphobic; three had no phobic symptoms. Mean duration of symptoms was 3.4 years. Treatment lasted a mean of 14 weeks and consisted of 1) education about physiology and management of panic(More)
The authors discuss several psychotherapy techniques that mix well and are often indispensable adjuncts in the behavioral therapy of treatment-resistant anxiety-disorder patients. These include psychoeducation, family therapy, psychodynamic interpretations, paradoxical injunctions, and assertiveness training. Multimodal approaches are often indicated with(More)
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