SSRIs vs. TCAs in the treatment of panic disorder: a meta‐analysis

@article{Bakker2002SSRIsVT,
  title={SSRIs vs. TCAs in the treatment of panic disorder: a meta‐analysis},
  author={Abraham Bakker and Anton J. L. M. Van Balkom and Philip Spinhoven},
  journal={Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={2002},
  volume={106}
}
Bakker A, van Balkom AJLM, Spinhoven P. SSRIs vs. TCAs in the treatment of panic disorder: a meta‐analysis. Acta Psychiatr Scand 2002: 106: 163–167. © Blackwell Munksgaard 2002. 
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