Cognitive behavior therapy for panic disorder

Sara Freedman, Rhonda Adessky

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Panic Disorder affects around 3.5% of the population during their lifetime, affecting twice as many women. It is often comorbid with depression and other anxiety disorders. Panic disorder can be assessed by a variety of interviews and self-report questionnaires. The theoretical model underlying CBT explains panic from both a learning perspective as well as a cognitive one. Treatment comprises of both behavioral and cognitive components. Treatment outcome studies show that CBT is an effective, acceptable and cost-effective treatment for Panic Disorder.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)251-256
Number of pages6
JournalIsrael Journal of Psychiatry and Related Sciences
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes


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