Efficacy of Group Psychotherapy for Panic Disorder: Meta-Analysis of Randomized, Controlled Trials

  title={Efficacy of Group Psychotherapy for Panic Disorder: Meta-Analysis of Randomized, Controlled Trials},
  author={Dominique Schwartze and Sarah Barkowski and Bernhard Strauss and Gary M. Burlingame and J{\"u}rgen Barth and Jenny Rosendahl},
  journal={Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice},
Among psychological treatments for panic disorder (PD) with or without agoraphobia, group therapy is an established and cost-effective treatment. The typical review assessing the effects of psychological treatments for PD merges findings from both individual and group formats. What is absent from the literature is a meta-analysis that separately summarizes the efficacy of group treatments. The present meta-analysis addresses this gap by estimating the efficacy of group psychotherapy for PD in… 

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