Long-term outcome of panic disorder with agoraphobia treated by exposure

@article{Fava2001LongtermOO,
  title={Long-term outcome of panic disorder with agoraphobia treated by exposure},
  author={Giovanni Andrea Fava and Chiara Rafanelli and Silvana Grandi and Sandra Conti and Chiara Ruini and Lara Mangelli and P Belluardo},
  journal={Psychological Medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={31},
  pages={891 - 898}
}
Background. There is a paucity of long-term outcome studies of panic disorder that exceed a 2-year follow-up. The aim of the study was to evaluate the long-term follow-up of patients with panic disorder with agoraphobia treated according to a standardized protocol. Methods. A consecutive series of 200 patients satisfying the DSM-IV criteria for panic disorder with agoraphobia was treated in an out-patient clinic with behavioural methods based on exposure homework. One hundred and thirty-six… Expand
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