Combination therapy for panic disorder

Published: June, 2008

Recent analyses reinforce the view that adding psychotherapy to medication improves outcomes.

Pharmacological treatment for panic disorder is well established. For several decades, the disorder has been successfully treated with either an anti-anxiety agent from the benzodiazepine class, an antidepressant, or a combination. Another option is cognitive behavioral therapy, the most effective psychotherapy for panic disorder.

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