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Pharmacological Treatment of Panic Disorders

  • James C. Ballenger
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Abstract

Effective pharmacotherapy of panic disorder and agoraphobia with panic attacks was introduced during the early 1960s, when almost simultaneously it was reported that both monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) and tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) reduced symptoms of panic and phobic avoidance. This chapter reviews the accumulated evidence regarding the effective pharmacotherapy of these disorders.1

Keywords

Panic Disorder Panic Attack Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitor Mitral Valve Prolapse Phobic Disorder 
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