The effect of successful treatment on the emotional and physiological response to carbon dioxide inhalation in patients with panic disorder.

@article{Gorman2004TheEO,
  title={The effect of successful treatment on the emotional and physiological response to carbon dioxide inhalation in patients with panic disorder.},
  author={J. M. Gorman and Jos{\'e} L. Mart{\'i}nez Mart{\'i}nez and Jeremy D. Coplan and Justine M. Kent and Marc S Kleber},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  year={2004},
  volume={56 11},
  pages={862-7}
}
BACKGROUND A number of studies have shown that patients with panic disorder are more likely to have panic attacks during carbon dioxide inhalation than are normal comparison subjects. Some studies have shown that antipanic medications can reduce the anxiogenic response to carbon dioxide, but none have shown if this is the case for cognitive behavioral therapy or if successful treatment reduces the respiratory physiologic response to carbon dioxide. METHODS Twenty-five patients with panic… CONTINUE READING