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Treatments for Panic Disorder

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by Scholten A
 
Psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and specially-trained primary care providers are trained to treat panic disorder. If your doctor doesn't have special training, ask for the name of a doctor or counselor who does.
Treatment involves the following:
Lifestyle changesMedicationsOther treatmentsAlternative and complementary therapies
There are no surgical procedures for the treatment of panic disorder.
Researchers found that people with panic disorder get the most benefit from a combination of treatment (therapy and medication).
 

References


Anxiety Disorders Association of America website. Available at: http://www.adaa.org.


National Anxiety Foundation website. Available at: http://www.lexington-on-line.com/naf.html.


8/22/2006 DynaMed's Systematic Literature Surveillance https://dynamed.ebscohost.com/about/about-us: Furukawa TA, Watanabe N, Churchill R. Psychotherapy plus antidepressant for panic disorder with or without agoraphobia: systematic review. Br J Psychiatry. 2006;188:305-312.

 

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