Subtypes of ataques de nervios: the influence of coexisting psychiatric diagnosis.

  title={Subtypes of ataques de nervios: the influence of coexisting psychiatric diagnosis.},
  author={Ester Salm{\'a}n and Michael R. Liebowitz and Peter J. Guarnaccia and Carlos M Jusino and Robin Garfinkel and Lesley Street and D L C{\'a}rdenas and Jean-S{\'e}bastien Silvestre and Abby J. Fyer and Jos{\'e} Luis Carrasco and Sharon O Davies and Donald F. Klein},
  journal={Culture, medicine and psychiatry},
  volume={22 2},
The current study assesses the relationship between presenting symptomatology of the self-labeled Hispanic popular diagnosis of ataques de nervios and the specific co-morbid psychiatric diagnoses. Hispanic subjects seeking treatment at an anxiety disorders clinic (n = 156) were assessed with a specially designed self-report instrument for both traditional ataque de nervios and panic symptoms, and with structured or semistructured psychiatric interviews for Axis-I disorders. This report focuses… CONTINUE READING


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