Psychodynamics of panic disorder and social phobia.

  title={Psychodynamics of panic disorder and social phobia.},
  author={Glen O. Gabbard},
  journal={Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic},
  volume={56 2 Suppl A},
d psychological treatments of psychiatric disorders are often wrongly polarized. The related anxiety disorders, panic disorder and social phobia, illustrate the interdependence of biology and psychology. The author describes current psychodynamic understanding of the factors that contribute to the etiology and pathogenesis of these disorders. He concludes by stressing the value of integrated, psychodynamic treatment.