Perceived criticism predicts outcome of psychotherapy for panic disorder: Replication and extension.

  title={Perceived criticism predicts outcome of psychotherapy for panic disorder: Replication and extension.},
  author={Dianne L Chambless and Kelly M Allred and Fang Fang Chen and Kevin Scott McCarthy and Barbara L Milrod and Jacques P Barber},
  journal={Journal of consulting and clinical psychology},
  volume={85 1},
OBJECTIVE We tested the relation of perceived criticism (PC) from a parent or spouse/romantic partner to outcome of psychotherapy for panic disorder (PD). METHOD Participants were 130 patients with PD (79% with agoraphobia) who received 24 twice-weekly sessions of panic-focused psychodynamic psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, or applied relaxation therapy. Patients were predominantly White (75%), female (64%), and non-Hispanic (85%). At baseline, Week 5 of treatment, termination… CONTINUE READING


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