The Bergen 4-Day Treatment for Panic Disorder: A Pilot Study

@article{Hansen2018TheB4,
  title={The Bergen 4-Day Treatment for Panic Disorder: A Pilot Study},
  author={Bjarne Simmelkj{\ae}r Sandgaard Hansen and Gerd Kvale and Kristen Hagen and Kay M. Hjelle and Stian Solem and Beate B{\o} and Lars-G{\"o}ran {\"O}st},
  journal={Frontiers in Psychology},
  year={2018},
  volume={9}
}
The current article reports on the findings from a pilot treatment study on panic disorder (PD) with or without agoraphobia. Consecutively referred patients were included and treated with the Bergen 4-day treatment format. Twenty-nine patients were included, primarily from unsuccessful treatment courses in the Norwegian specialist mental health care system, either ongoing or previously. Prior to treatment, only 34% were able to work but at 3-month follow-up 93% were able to do so. The… 
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