Panic disorder and cigarette smoking behavior.

  title={Panic disorder and cigarette smoking behavior.},
  author={Michaela Amering and Bettina Bankier and Peter Berger and Hemma Griengl and Johann Windhaber and Heinz Katschnig},
  journal={Comprehensive psychiatry},
  volume={40 1},
Smoking has been discussed both as a risk factor for panic disorder and as a contributing factor to elevated cardiovascular risk in panic disorder patients. Smoking habits and their association with panic disorder were studied in a sample of 102 panic disorder patients. Both for female and for male patients, rates of smokers and of exsmokers were substantially higher than in the general population. However, a surprisingly high number of patients had succeeded in reducing or quitting cigarette… CONTINUE READING

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