Is panic disorder associated with coronary artery disease? A critical review of the literature.

@article{Fleet2000IsPD,
  title={Is panic disorder associated with coronary artery disease? A critical review of the literature.},
  author={Richard Fleet and Kim L Lavoie and Bernard D. Beitman},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={2000},
  volume={48 4-5},
  pages={347-56}
}
OBJECTIVE To critically review existing literature examining the relationship between panic disorder (PD) and coronary artery disease (CAD). We specifically sought answers to the following questions: (1) What is the prevalence of PD in CAD patients? (2) What is the directionality of the relationship between PD and CAD? (3) What mechanisms may mediate the link between PD and CAD? METHODS Medline and Psychlit searches were conducted using the following search titles: "panic disorder and… CONTINUE READING