Feedback of end-tidal pCO2 as a therapeutic approach for panic disorder.

@article{Meuret2008FeedbackOE,
  title={Feedback of end-tidal pCO2 as a therapeutic approach for panic disorder.},
  author={Alicia E. Meuret and Frank H. Wilhelm and Thomas Ritz and Walton T. Roth},
  journal={Journal of psychiatric research},
  year={2008},
  volume={42 7},
  pages={560-8}
}
BACKGROUND Given growing evidence that respiratory dysregulation is a central feature of panic disorder (PD) interventions for panic that specifically target respiratory functions could prove clinically useful and scientifically informative. We tested the effectiveness of a new, brief, capnometry-assisted breathing therapy (BRT) on clinical and respiratory measures in PD. METHODS Thirty-seven participants with PD with or without agoraphobia were randomly assigned to BRT or to a delayed… CONTINUE READING