agoraphobia

Summary

Summary: Obsessive, persistent, intense fear of open places.

Top Publications

  1. pmc The epidemiology of panic attacks, panic disorder, and agoraphobia in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:415-24. 2006
  2. ncbi Psychological treatment of panic disorder with or without agoraphobia: a meta-analysis
    Julio Sánchez-Meca
    Dept Basic Psychology and Methodology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Murcia, Spain
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:37-50. 2010
  3. ncbi Multicenter collaborative panic disorder severity scale
    M K Shear
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 154:1571-5. 1997
  4. ncbi Self-exposure therapy for panic disorder with agoraphobia: randomised controlled study of external v. interoceptive self-exposure
    L M Ito
    Institute of Psychiatry, , CEP 05403-010, , Brazil
    Br J Psychiatry 178:331-6. 2001
  5. ncbi (Don't) panic in the scanner! How panic patients with agoraphobia experience a functional magnetic resonance imaging session
    Ulrike Lueken
    Institute of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, Technische Universitat Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 21:516-25. 2011
  6. ncbi Psychological treatment for panic disorder with agoraphobia: a randomized controlled trial to examine the role of therapist-guided exposure in situ in CBT
    Andrew T Gloster
    Institute for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Technische Universitat Dresden, Chemnitzer Strasse 46, Dresden, Germany
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:406-20. 2011
  7. ncbi Cognitive mediation of clinical improvement after intensive exposure therapy of agoraphobia and social phobia
    Claus Vogele
    Clinical and Health Psychology Research Centre, School of Human and Life Sciences, Roehampton University, Whitelands College, Holybourne Avenue, London, United Kingdom
    Depress Anxiety 27:294-301. 2010
  8. ncbi Selective cognitive deficits in obsessive-compulsive disorder compared to panic disorder with agoraphobia
    M Boldrini
    Department of Neuroscience, New York State Psychiatric Institute New York, NY, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 111:150-8. 2005
  9. ncbi Paths to panic disorder/agoraphobia: an exploratory analysis from age 3 to 21 in an unselected birth cohort
    M G Craske
    Department of Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles, 90095 1563, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:556-63. 2001
  10. ncbi 12-month prevalence of panic disorder with or without agoraphobia in the Swedish general population
    Per Carlbring
    Department of Psychology, Uppsala University, Box 1225, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:207-11. 2002

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Publications236 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc The epidemiology of panic attacks, panic disorder, and agoraphobia in the National Comorbidity Survey Replication
    Ronald C Kessler
    Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 63:415-24. 2006
    ..Only limited information exists about the epidemiology of DSM-IV panic attacks (PAs) and panic disorder (PD)...
  2. ncbi Psychological treatment of panic disorder with or without agoraphobia: a meta-analysis
    Julio Sánchez-Meca
    Dept Basic Psychology and Methodology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Murcia, Spain
    Clin Psychol Rev 30:37-50. 2010
    Although the efficacy of psychological treatment for panic disorder (PD) with or without agoraphobia has been the subject of a great deal of research, the specific contribution of techniques such as exposure, cognitive therapy, ..
  3. ncbi Multicenter collaborative panic disorder severity scale
    M K Shear
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 154:1571-5. 1997
    ..To address the lack of a simple and standardized instrument to assess overall panic disorder severity, the authors developed a scale for the measurement of panic disorder severity...
  4. ncbi Self-exposure therapy for panic disorder with agoraphobia: randomised controlled study of external v. interoceptive self-exposure
    L M Ito
    Institute of Psychiatry, , CEP 05403-010, , Brazil
    Br J Psychiatry 178:331-6. 2001
    BACKGROUND: Exposure to external phobic cues is an effective therapy for panic/agoraphobia but the value of exposure to interoceptive cues is unclear...
  5. ncbi (Don't) panic in the scanner! How panic patients with agoraphobia experience a functional magnetic resonance imaging session
    Ulrike Lueken
    Institute of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Department of Psychology, Technische Universitat Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 21:516-25. 2011
    ..management strategies during an fMRI experiment in a comprehensive sample of patients with panic disorder and agoraphobia (PD/AG)...
  6. ncbi Psychological treatment for panic disorder with agoraphobia: a randomized controlled trial to examine the role of therapist-guided exposure in situ in CBT
    Andrew T Gloster
    Institute for Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Technische Universitat Dresden, Chemnitzer Strasse 46, Dresden, Germany
    J Consult Clin Psychol 79:406-20. 2011
    Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is a first-line treatment for panic disorder with agoraphobia (PD/AG). Nevertheless, an understanding of its mechanisms and particularly the role of therapist-guided exposure is lacking...
  7. ncbi Cognitive mediation of clinical improvement after intensive exposure therapy of agoraphobia and social phobia
    Claus Vogele
    Clinical and Health Psychology Research Centre, School of Human and Life Sciences, Roehampton University, Whitelands College, Holybourne Avenue, London, United Kingdom
    Depress Anxiety 27:294-301. 2010
    The present study investigated cognitive mediation of clinical improvement in patients with agoraphobia (N=427) or social phobia (N=98) receiving high-density exposure therapy in a naturalistic clinical treatment setting.
  8. ncbi Selective cognitive deficits in obsessive-compulsive disorder compared to panic disorder with agoraphobia
    M Boldrini
    Department of Neuroscience, New York State Psychiatric Institute New York, NY, USA
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 111:150-8. 2005
    ..We investigated their specificity comparing cognitive function in OCD, panic disorder with agoraphobia (PD/A) and controls by a comprehensive neuropsychological battery.
  9. ncbi Paths to panic disorder/agoraphobia: an exploratory analysis from age 3 to 21 in an unselected birth cohort
    M G Craske
    Department of Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles, 90095 1563, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 40:556-63. 2001
    To evaluate childhood temperamental traits and early illness experiences in the etiology of adult panic disorder with agoraphobia.
  10. ncbi 12-month prevalence of panic disorder with or without agoraphobia in the Swedish general population
    Per Carlbring
    Department of Psychology, Uppsala University, Box 1225, Sweden
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 37:207-11. 2002
    The present study examined the prevalence of panic disorder with or without agoraphobia according to DSM-IV criteria in the Swedish general population.
  11. ncbi Perfectionism and self-consciousness in social phobia and panic disorder with agoraphobia
    F Saboonchi
    Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, Sweden
    Behav Res Ther 37:799-808. 1999
    Social phobics were compared to patients with panic disorder with agoraphobia and normal controls on perfectionism and self-consciousness...
  12. ncbi Anxiogenic properties of a computer simulation for panic disorder with agoraphobia
    Rafael C Freire
    Laboratory of Panic and Respiration, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    J Affect Disord 125:301-6. 2010
    There are several useful methods to induce anxiety in patients with panic disorder with agoraphobia (PDA). Our aim was to ascertain if a computer simulation (CS) could induce anxiety and physiologic alterations in PDA patients.
  13. ncbi Vestibular rehabilitation for patients with agoraphobia and vestibular dysfunction: a pilot study
    R G Jacob
    School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 15:131-46. 2001
    ..This study examined whether physical therapy with vestibular rehabilitation exercises would benefit patients with agoraphobia and vestibular dysfunction...
  14. ncbi Is childhood separation anxiety disorder a predictor of adult panic disorder and agoraphobia? A seven-year longitudinal study
    Sasha G Aschenbrand
    Temple University, Department of Psychology, 1701 N 13th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19122, USA
    J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 42:1478-85. 2003
    To examine whether separation anxiety disorder (SAD) in childhood is a risk factor for panic disorder and agoraphobia in adulthood.
  15. ncbi The epidemiology of panic disorder and agoraphobia in Europe
    R D Goodwin
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Eur Neuropsychopharmacol 15:435-43. 2005
    ..The 12-month prevalence of panic disorder and agoraphobia without history of panic were estimated to be 1.8% (0.7-2.2) and 1.3% (0.7-2.0) respectively across studies...
  16. ncbi Decreased gray matter volume of the medial orbitofrontal cortex in panic disorder with agoraphobia: a preliminary study
    Kyoung Sae Na
    Department of Psychiatry, Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital, Bucheon, Republic of Korea
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 45:195-200. 2013
    Patients with panic disorder with agoraphobia (PDA) have clinical symptoms such as the fear of being outside or of open spaces from which escape would be difficult...
  17. ncbi Prediction of outcome in the behavioural treatment of panic disorder with agoraphobia
    Jonas Ramnerö
    Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden
    Cogn Behav Ther 33:176-80. 2004
    ..predicted from pre-treatment characteristics for 62 patients with a primary diagnosis of panic disorder with agoraphobia of moderate to severe magnitude who were treated with 16 sessions of behavioural therapy...
  18. ncbi Treatment strategies of obsessive-compulsive disorder and panic disorder/agoraphobia
    Donatella Marazziti
    Dipartimento di Psichiatria, Neurobiologia, Farmacologia e Biotecnologie, University of Pisa, Italy
    Curr Top Med Chem 12:238-53. 2012
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  19. pmc Evidence-based guidelines for interpretation of the Panic Disorder Severity Scale
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Mizuhocho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    Depress Anxiety 26:922-9. 2009
    ..In order for a clinical scale to be useful, we need a guideline for interpreting its scores and their changes, and for defining clinical change points such as response and remission...
  20. ncbi A meta-analysis of the efficacy of psycho- and pharmacotherapy in panic disorder with and without agoraphobia
    Kristin Mitte
    University of Jena, Germany
    J Affect Disord 88:27-45. 2005
    ..There were no significant differences between (C)BT alone and a combination approach but characteristics of studies have to be considered...
  21. pmc Coping skills and exposure therapy in panic disorder and agoraphobia: latest advances and future directions
    Alicia E Meuret
    Department of Psychology, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX 72505, USA
    Behav Ther 43:271-84. 2012
    ..We examine the extant evidence on the role of traditional coping skills in augmenting exposure for panic disorder, discuss the limitations of existing research, and offer recommendations for methodological advances...
  22. ncbi A controlled study of agoraphobia and the independent effect of virtual reality exposure therapy
    Eric Malbos
    Centre for Emotional Health, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
    Aust N Z J Psychiatry 47:160-8. 2013
    Past controlled clinical trials centred on virtual reality exposure therapy (VRET) for agoraphobia mostly used multicomponent therapy with success...
  23. ncbi Long-term outcome of panic disorder with agoraphobia treated by exposure
    G A Fava
    Department of Psychiatry, State University of New York at Buffalo, USA
    Psychol Med 31:891-8. 2001
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the long-term follow-up of patients with panic disorder with agoraphobia treated according to a standardized protocol...
  24. ncbi Panic disorder with agoraphobia associated with dizziness: characteristic symptoms and psychosocial sequelae
    L Yardley
    Department of Psychology, University of Southampton, Highfield, United Kingdom
    J Nerv Ment Dis 189:321-7. 2001
    ..Explanation of perceptual-motor triggers for disorientation may increase the predictability of attacks, thus reducing vulnerability to dizziness-provoked panic...
  25. ncbi Moderators and mediators among panic, agoraphobia symptoms, and suicidal ideation in patients with panic disorder
    Mei Feng Huang
    Department of Psychiatry, Kai Suan Psychiatric Hospital, Kaohsiung, 802 Taiwan
    Compr Psychiatry 51:243-9. 2010
    ..The second aim was to examine the relationships among panic, agoraphobic symptoms, and suicidal ideation in patients with panic disorder, adjusting by age, social support, and alcohol use...
  26. ncbi Anxiety sensitivity: a missing piece to the agoraphobia-without-panic puzzle
    Chris Hayward
    Stanford University, CA 94305 5722, USA
    Behav Modif 31:162-73. 2007
    This article reviews the controversy surrounding the diagnosis of agoraphobia without panic attacks and proposes a key role for anxiety sensitivity in explaining agoraphobic avoidance among those who have never experienced panic...
  27. ncbi Mechanism of action in CBT (MAC): methods of a multi-center randomized controlled trial in 369 patients with panic disorder and agoraphobia
    A T Gloster
    Dresden University of Technology, Dresden, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 259:S155-66. 2009
    Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is efficacious for panic disorder with agoraphobia (PD/A). Nevertheless, the active ingredients of treatment and the mechanisms through which CBT achieves its effects remain largely unknown...
  28. pmc Psychometric properties of the mobility inventory for agoraphobia: convergent, discriminant, and criterion-related validity
    Dianne L Chambless
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 3720 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6241, USA
    Behav Ther 42:689-99. 2011
    Aims of this study were (a) to summarize the psychometric literature on the Mobility Inventory for Agoraphobia (MIA), (b) to examine the convergent and discriminant validity of the MIA's Avoidance Alone and Avoidance Accompanied rating ..
  29. ncbi Perceived criticism predicts severity of anxiety symptoms after behavioral treatment in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder and panic disorder with agoraphobia
    Keith D Renshaw
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599, USA
    J Clin Psychol 59:411-21. 2003
    ..Thus, these results are consistent with (although not proof of) the hypothesis that PC detracts from patients' ability to respond to treatment, and inconsistent with the hypothesis that PC is a reflection of a patient's symptom severity...
  30. ncbi Healthcare utilization following cognitive-behavioral treatment for panic disorder with agoraphobia
    Pasquale Roberge
    Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Montreal, Canada
    Cogn Behav Ther 34:79-88. 2005
    ..utilization after providing an empirically supported cognitive-behavioral treatment for panic disorder with agoraphobia. Data on healthcare utilization were collected for a total of 84 adults meeting DSM-IV criteria...
  31. ncbi Preattentive bias for emotional information in panic disorder with agoraphobia
    L G Lundh
    Department of Psychology, Stockholm University, Sweden
    J Abnorm Psychol 108:222-32. 1999
    ..The patients' subliminal Stroop interference for panic-related words was found to correlate with trait anxiety and depression, although not with anxiety sensitivity...
  32. pmc Personality disorder traits as predictors of subsequent first-onset panic disorder or agoraphobia
    O Joseph Bienvenu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Compr Psychiatry 50:209-14. 2009
    Determining how personality disorder traits and panic disorder and/or agoraphobia relate longitudinally is an important step in developing a comprehensive understanding of the etiology of panic/agoraphobia...
  33. ncbi Recollections of parent-child relationships in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder and panic disorder with agoraphobia
    L Turgeon
    Fernand Seguin Research Center, Louis H Lafontaine Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 105:310-6. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to compare recalled parental behaviours in out-patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), in out-patients with panic disorder with agoraphobia (PDA), and in non-anxious controls.
  34. ncbi Classic conditioning and dysfunctional cognitions in patients with panic disorder and agoraphobia treated with an implantable cardioverter/defibrillator
    F Godemann
    Department of Psychiatry, Free University of Berlin, Germany
    Psychosom Med 63:231-8. 2001
    A model for the development of anxiety disorders (panic disorder with or without agoraphobia) is needed. Patients with an implantable cardioverter/defibrillator (ICD) are exposed to repeated electric shocks...
  35. ncbi A new paradigm (Westphal-Paradigm) to study the neural correlates of panic disorder with agoraphobia
    A Wittmann
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Campus Charite Mitte, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117, Berlin, Germany
    Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci 261:185-94. 2011
    b>Agoraphobia (with and without panic disorder) is a highly prevalent and disabling anxiety disorder. Its neural complexity can be characterized by specific cues in fMRI studies...
  36. ncbi Agoraphobia: a review of the diagnostic classificatory position and criteria
    Hans Ulrich Wittchen
    Institute of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Technische Universitaet Dresden, D 01187Dresden, Germany
    Depress Anxiety 27:113-33. 2010
    The status of agoraphobia (AG) as an independent diagnostic category is reviewed and preliminary options and recommendations for the fifth edition of The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-V) are presented...
  37. pmc Usage and longitudinal effectiveness of a Web-based self-help cognitive behavioral therapy program for panic disorder
    Peter Farvolden
    Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON M5T 1R8, Canada
    J Med Internet Res 7:e7. 2005
    ..However, there is little data regarding the patterns of use and effectiveness of freely available Web-based interventions outside the context of controlled trials...
  38. ncbi Psychotherapy plus antidepressant for panic disorder with or without agoraphobia: systematic review
    Toshi A Furukawa
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioural Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya City University Medical School, Mizuho cho, Mizuho ku, Nagoya 467 8601, Japan
    Br J Psychiatry 188:305-12. 2006
    ..Panic disorder can be treated with psychotherapy, pharmacotherapy or a combination of both...
  39. ncbi Belief disconfirmation versus habituation approaches to situational exposure in panic disorder with agoraphobia: a pilot study
    Paul M Salkovskis
    Department of Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, PO Box 077, London SE5 8AF, UK
    Behav Res Ther 45:877-85. 2007
    ..Exposure therapy and cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) are both effective in the treatment of panic disorder with agoraphobia. Cognitive theories suggest that the way in which exposure to avoided situations is implemented in either ..
  40. ncbi Brain blood flow in anxiety disorders. OCD, panic disorder with agoraphobia, and post-traumatic stress disorder on 99mTcHMPAO single photon emission tomography (SPET)
    J V Lucey
    St Bartholomew s, London
    Br J Psychiatry 171:346-50. 1997
    ..We compared regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF) in three groups of patients with DSM-III-R anxiety disorders...
  41. ncbi Smoking and panic attacks, panic disorder, and agoraphobia: a review of the empirical literature
    Michael J Zvolensky
    Department of Psychology, The University of Vermont, 2 Colchester Avenue, John Dewey Hall, Burlington, VT 05405 0134, USA
    Clin Psychol Rev 25:761-89. 2005
    The empirical literature regarding panic-spectrum problems (i.e., panic attacks, panic disorder, and agoraphobia) and cigarette smoking is reviewed...
  42. ncbi Duration of imipramine therapy and relapse in panic disorder with agoraphobia
    Matig R Mavissakalian
    The Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University, The Louis Stokes Cleveland VAMC, and The Clinical Pharmacology Program, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 22:294-9. 2002
    It has been suggested that maintenance treatment of patients who have remitted panic disorder with agoraphobia beyond the six months of acute phase imipramine treatment may decrease the risk of relapse...
  43. ncbi Blood-injury related phobic avoidance as predictor of nonresponse to pharmacotherapy in panic disorder with agoraphobia
    Thea Overbeek
    Vincent van Gogh Institute for Psychiatry, Venray, The Netherlands
    J Affect Disord 78:227-33. 2004
    ..In 1995 a study was published by Slaap et al. in this journal that found high Blood-Injury phobia scores on the Marks and Matthews Fear Questionnaire were predictive for a worse treatment-outcome for drug treatment in PD...
  44. ncbi Linkage genome scan for loci predisposing to panic disorder or agoraphobia
    J Gelernter
    Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Am J Med Genet 105:548-57. 2001
    ..In this article, we describe results for panic disorder and agoraphobia, which are closely related, common, heritable anxiety disorders...
  45. ncbi Panic attacks, panic disorder, and agoraphobia: associations with substance use, abuse, and dependence
    Michael J Zvolensky
    Department of Psychology, University of Vermont, John Dewey Hall, 2 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405 0134, USA
    Curr Psychiatry Rep 8:279-85. 2006
    ..of this literature, with a specific focus on panic-spectrum psychopathology (panic attacks, panic disorder, and agoraphobia) and its associations with tobacco, alcohol, and marijuana use, abuse, and dependence...
  46. pmc Aversive imagery in panic disorder: agoraphobia severity, comorbidity, and defensive physiology
    Lisa M McTeague
    Center for the Study of Emotion and Attention, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 70:415-24. 2011
    ..The novel aim of this research was to investigate whether severity of agoraphobia within panic disorder covaries with the intensity of physiological reactions to imagery of panic attacks and ..
  47. ncbi [Agoraphobia: combined treatment and virtual reality. Preliminary results]
    Ct Pitti
    Hospital Universitario de Canarias, Spain
    Actas Esp Psiquiatr 36:94-101. 2008
    ..cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and combined treatment as effective procedures for the treatment of agoraphobia. Recent findings suggest that agoraphobia can also be treated with virtual reality techniques (VRET) as an ..
  48. ncbi [Panic disorders and agoraphobia: Freudian concepts and DSM IV]
    Clelia Manfredi de Poderoso
    Departamento de Salud Mental de la Facultad de Medicina de la UBA, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Vertex 14:16-21. 2003
    This paper refers to the relationship between panic and agoraphobia, regarding Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia (DSM IV), from two different points of view coming from Psychoanalysis and Psychiatry. Psychoanalysis (S...
  49. ncbi D-cycloserine does not improve but might slightly speed up the outcome of in-vivo exposure therapy in patients with severe agoraphobia and panic disorder in a randomized double blind clinical trial
    Anja Siegmund
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Campus Charite Mitte, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 45:1042-7. 2011
    ..Here we studied whether DCS can also improve the effect of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in patients with agoraphobia and panic disorder...
  50. ncbi Is a combined therapy more effective than either CBT or SSRI alone? Results of a multicenter trial on panic disorder with or without agoraphobia
    F J van Apeldoorn
    University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 117:260-70. 2008
    ....
  51. ncbi The use of the Panic and Agoraphobia Scale (P & A) in a controlled clinical trial
    B Bandelow
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Gottingen, Germany
    Pharmacopsychiatry 33:174-81. 2000
    A new 13-item scale has been developed for measuring severity of illness in patients with panic disorder and agoraphobia, the Panic and Agoraphobia Scale (P & A)...
  52. ncbi Treatment of panic disorder with agoraphobia: randomized placebo-controlled trial of four psychosocial treatments combined with imipramine or placebo
    Andre Marchand
    Psychology Department, University of Quebec in Montreal, Montreal, Quebec
    Cogn Behav Ther 37:146-59. 2008
    Few randomized controlled trials have included panic disorder patients with moderate to severe agoraphobia. Therefore, this population was studied using pharmacotherapy as well as psychotherapy...
  53. ncbi 2nd year maintenance and discontinuation of imipramine in panic disorder with agoraphobia
    M R Mavissakalian
    Department of Psychiatry, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Ann Clin Psychiatry 13:63-7. 2001
    ..results from our 1 year placebo-controlled maintenance/discontinuation study in remitted panic disorder with agoraphobia patients confirmed the significant prophylactic effectiveness of imipramine maintenance treatment but suggested ..
  54. ncbi Screening for anxiety in an epidemiological sample: predictive accuracy of questionnaires
    Jurgen Hoyer
    Technical University of Dresden, D 01062 Dresden, Germany
    J Anxiety Disord 16:113-34. 2002
    ..two screening decisions: (1) identifying any anxiety disorder or (2) identifying a specific anxiety disorder (agoraphobia) within the total sample and the clinical subsample...
  55. ncbi Cognitive-behavioral group treatment for panic disorder with agoraphobia
    Ferdinando Galassi
    University of Florence
    J Clin Psychol 63:409-16. 2007
    Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is well documented in the treatment of panic disorder with or without agoraphobia; however, little is known about the efficacy of group treatment...
  56. ncbi High sensitivity to multisensory conflicts in agoraphobia exhibited by virtual reality
    Isabelle Viaud-Delmon
    CNRS UPMC UMR 7593, Pavillon Clerambault, Hopital de la Salpetriere, 47, Boulevard de l Hopital, 75013 Paris, France
    Eur Psychiatry 21:501-8. 2006
    ..The result of this study points to the multisensory integration deficit of agoraphobic patients and underline the need for further research on multimodal VR systems for clinical use...
  57. ncbi Stress hormones during flooding therapy and their relationship to therapy outcome in patients with panic disorder and agoraphobia
    Anja Siegmund
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Campus Charite Mitte, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    J Psychiatr Res 45:339-46. 2011
    ..In this study, 10 patients with panic disorder and agoraphobia were treated with cognitive behavioural therapy including 3 in-vivo exposures (flooding) to individual phobic ..
  58. ncbi Agoraphobia between panic and phobias: clinical epidemiology from the Sesto Fiorentino Study
    Carlo Faravelli
    Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, University of Florence, Florence 50134, Italy
    Compr Psychiatry 49:283-7. 2008
    In the last few decades, there has been a long debate on the existence of agoraphobia (AG) without a history of panic attacks (PAs)...
  59. ncbi Styles of adaptation in panic disorder with and without agoraphobia
    I Alex Rubino
    University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
    Percept Mot Skills 97:1223-30. 2003
    Two groups of women with a main DSM-IV diagnosis of panic disorder, one with and one without agoraphobia (respectively, n = 26 and n = 14) were compared on several clinical variables...
  60. ncbi Diagnosis and treatment of agoraphobia with panic disorder
    Giulio Perugi
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy
    CNS Drugs 21:741-64. 2007
    b>Agoraphobia with panic disorder is a phobic-anxious syndrome where patients avoid situations or places in which they fear being embarrassed, or being unable to escape or get help if a panic attack occurs...
  61. ncbi Agoraphobia and panic. Prospective-longitudinal relations suggest a rethinking of diagnostic concepts
    Hans Ulrich Wittchen
    Institute of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, Technische Universitat Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Psychother Psychosom 77:147-57. 2008
    The relationship of panic attacks (PA), panic disorder (PD) and agoraphobia (AG) is controversial...
  62. ncbi Diagnosing agoraphobia in the context of panic disorder: examining the effect of DSM-IV criteria on diagnostic decision-making
    Norman B Schmidt
    Department of Psychology, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL 32306, USA
    Behav Res Ther 43:1219-29. 2005
    A diagnostic and statistical manual (DSM)-IV diagnosis of agoraphobia in the context of panic disorder (PD) is based on three nosologically sufficient criteria: (1) avoidance, (2) use of companions, and (3) endurance of situations ..
  63. ncbi The epidemiology of DSM-IV panic disorder and agoraphobia in the United States: results from the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions
    Bridget F Grant
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Biometry, Division of Clinical and Biological Intramural Research, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:363-74. 2006
    ..on the prevalence, correlates, and comorbidity of DSM-IV panic disorder (PAN), including the differentiation between panic with agoraphobia (PDA) and without agoraphobia (PDWA) and agoraphobia without a history of panic disorder (AG).
  64. ncbi A randomized trial of cognitive-behavioral therapy or selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor or both combined for panic disorder with or without agoraphobia: treatment results through 1-year follow-up
    Franske J van Apeldoorn
    University Medical Center Groningen, PO Box 30 001, 9700 RB, Groningen, The Netherlands
    J Clin Psychiatry 71:574-86. 2010
    To establish the long-term effectiveness of 3 treatments for DSM-IV panic disorder with or without agoraphobia: cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), pharmacotherapy using a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI), or the combination ..
  65. ncbi The observer perspective: biased imagery in social phobia, agoraphobia, and blood/injury phobia
    A Wells
    Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Manchester, Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK
    Behav Res Ther 37:653-8. 1999
    ..This study investigated the specificity of the observer perspective among patients with social phobia, agoraphobia, and blood/injury phobia...
  66. ncbi Therapists' emotional reactions to patients as a mediator in cognitive behavioural treatment of panic disorder with agoraphobia
    Asle Hoffart
    Research Institute, Modum Bad, Vikersund, Norway
    Cogn Behav Ther 35:174-82. 2006
    ..after the end of residential cognitive or guided mastery therapy for 46 inpatients with panic disorder with agoraphobia. The severity of DSM-III-R personality disorder was related to therapists' insecurity feelings, but not to ..
  67. ncbi Panic and agoraphobia in a virtual world
    Keely Moore
    The Virtual Reality Medical Center, San Diego, California 92121, USA
    Cyberpsychol Behav 5:197-202. 2002
    ..VR, it is necessary to determine the physiological responses of nonphobics when placed in the virtual panic and agoraphobia environments...
  68. ncbi The use of the Panic and Agoraphobia Scale in a clinical trial
    B Bandelow
    Department of Psychiatry, The University of Göttingen, Germany
    Psychiatry Res 77:43-9. 1998
    A new scale for assessing severity in PDA (Panic Disorder with/without Agoraphobia) has recently been developed: the Panic and Agoraphobia Scale [P & A (Bandelow, 1995)]...
  69. ncbi Agoraphobia is a disease: a tribute to Sir Martin Roth
    Giovanni A Fava
    Affective Disorders Program, Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Psychother Psychosom 77:133-8. 2008
    The evidence which has accumulated on the course of agoraphobia challenges the DSM view that phobic avoidance is secondary to panic attacks. In particular, a longitudinal study by Wittchen et al...
  70. pmc Lifetime comorbidities between phobic disorders and major depression in Japan: results from the World Mental Health Japan 2002-2004 Survey
    Masao Tsuchiya
    Department of Epidemiology, Okayama University Graduate School of Medicine, Dentistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Japan
    Depress Anxiety 26:949-55. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to investigate the association of phobic disorders with the onset of MDD in the community in Japan...
  71. ncbi A randomized controlled clinical trial of psychoanalytic psychotherapy for panic disorder
    Barbara Milrod
    Weill Medical College of Cornell University, 525 East 68th St, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:265-72. 2007
    ..To the authors' knowledge, this is the first efficacy randomized controlled clinical trial of panic-focused psychodynamic psychotherapy, a manualized psychoanalytical psychotherapy for patients with DSM-IV panic disorder...
  72. ncbi Occurrence of imagery and its link with early memories in agoraphobia
    Samantha J Day
    University College London, UK
    Memory 12:416-27. 2004
    ..g., de Silva, 1986; Hackmann, Surawy, & Clark, 1998). However, imagery is relatively unexplored within agoraphobia. Such images are also thought to be useful in uncovering memories that occurred around the onset of a disorder (..
  73. ncbi A prospective evaluation of agoraphobia and depression symptoms following panic attacks in a community sample of adolescents
    Kimberly A Wilson
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University Medical Center, 401 Quarry Road, Stanford, CA 94305 5722, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 19:87-103. 2005
    ..examined the prospective relationships among pre-panic vulnerabilities, panic attack severity, and post-panic agoraphobia and depression symptoms...
  74. ncbi Low extraversion and high neuroticism as indices of genetic and environmental risk for social phobia, agoraphobia, and animal phobia
    O Joseph Bienvenu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Meyer 115, 600 North Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:1714-21. 2007
    ..two major personality dimensions (extraversion and neuroticism) index the genetic and environmental risk for three phobias (social phobia, agoraphobia, and animal phobia) in twins ascertained from a large, population-based registry.
  75. ncbi Treatment of panic disorder: live therapy vs. self-help via the Internet
    Per Carlbring
    Department of Psychology, Uppsala University, Box 1225, 751 42 Uppsala, Sweden
    Behav Res Ther 43:1321-33. 2005
    ..comparing 10 individual weekly sessions of cognitive behaviour therapy for panic disorder (PD) with or without agoraphobia with a 10-module self-help program on the Internet...
  76. ncbi Cognitive-behavioral treatment for panic disorder with agoraphobia: a randomized, controlled trial and cost-effectiveness analysis
    Pasquale Roberge
    Université of Montréal, Quebec
    Behav Modif 32:333-51. 2008
    ..was conducted to examine the cost-effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral treatment (CBT) for panic disorder with agoraphobia. A total of 100 participants were randomly assigned to standard (n = 33), group (n = 35), and brief (n = 32) ..
  77. ncbi Agoraphobia in adults: incidence and longitudinal relationship with panic
    O Joseph Bienvenu
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 600 North Wolfe Street, Meyer 101, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Br J Psychiatry 188:432-8. 2006
    Theories regarding how spontaneous panic and agoraphobia relate are based mostly on cross-sectional and/or clinic data.
  78. ncbi Quality of life and treatment outcome in panic disorder: cognitive behavior group therapy effects in patients refractory to medication treatment
    Elizeth Heldt
    Program of Anxiety Disorders, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Psychother Psychosom 75:183-6. 2006
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the impact of brief cognitive behavior group therapy (CBGT) for panic disorder on QoL and to identify the clinical features associated with these changes...
  79. ncbi Is internet-based CBT for panic disorder and agoraphobia as effective as face-to-face CBT?
    Litza A Kiropoulos
    Department of General Practice, School of Primary Health Care, Monash University, Building 1, 270 Ferntree Gully Road, Notting Hill, Victoria 3168, Australia
    J Anxiety Disord 22:1273-84. 2008
    ..CBT intervention, to best-practice face-to-face CBT for people with panic disorder with or without agoraphobia. Eighty-six people with a primary diagnosis of panic disorder were recruited from Victoria, Australia...
  80. ncbi Efficacy of internet therapy for panic disorder
    Britt Klein
    University of Ballarat, Ballarat, Australia
    J Behav Ther Exp Psychiatry 37:213-38. 2006
    ..Internet treatment was more effective than CBT manual in reducing clinician-rated agoraphobia and number of GP visits at post-assessment...
  81. ncbi Cross-cultural evaluation of the Panic Disorder Severity Scale in Japan
    Ikuyo Yamamoto
    Department of Psychiatry and Cognitive Behavioral Medicine, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan
    Depress Anxiety 20:17-22. 2004
    ..and inter-rater reliability and concurrent validity among Japanese patients with panic disorder with or without agoraphobia. We also established rules of thumb for interpreting PDSS total scores, taking the Clinical Global Impression ..
  82. ncbi An open study of the effectiveness of Internet treatment for panic disorder delivered in a psychiatric setting
    Jan Bergstrom
    Department of Clinical Neuroscience, Section of Psychiatry, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nord J Psychiatry 63:44-50. 2009
    Panic disorder with or without agoraphobia (PD/A) is common and can be treated effectively with selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) medication or cognitive-behaviour therapy (CBT)...
  83. ncbi Experiential cognitive therapy in the treatment of panic disorders with agoraphobia: a controlled study
    F Vincelli
    Laboratorio Sperimentale di Psicologia, ATN P Lab, Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Verbania, Italy
    Cyberpsychol Behav 6:321-8. 2003
    The use of a multicomponent cognitive-behavioral treatment strategy for panic disorder with agoraphobia is actually one of the preferred therapeutic approaches for this disturbance...
  84. ncbi Are benzodiazepines still the medication of choice for patients with panic disorder with or without agoraphobia?
    Steven E Bruce
    Brown University, Providence, RI 02906, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 160:1432-8. 2003
    ..The authors examined how the use of psychotropic drugs has shifted over the course of 10 years to determine if prescribing patterns have changed to reflect these revised treatment guidelines...
  85. ncbi Clinical and psychosocial outcome of patients affected by panic disorder with or without agoraphobia: results from a naturalistic follow-up study
    Bernardo Carpiniello
    Department of Public Health Section of Psychiatry, University of Cagliari, Via Liguria, 13 09127, Cagliari, Italy
    Eur Psychiatry 17:394-8. 2002
    ..and psychosocial follow-up study of a cohort of 85 patients affected by panic disorder (PD) with or without agoraphobia was performed an average of 40 months after initial observation and following a mean duration of illness of 8 ..
  86. ncbi Double-blind, fixed-dose, placebo-controlled study of paroxetine in the treatment of panic disorder
    J C Ballenger
    Paroxetine Panic Disorder Study Group, SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, Collegeville, PA, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 155:36-42. 1998
    ..This study was designed to determine the minimum paroxetine dose effective for treating panic disorder...
  87. ncbi Treating medication-resistant panic disorder: predictors and outcome of cognitive-behavior therapy in a Brazilian public hospital
    Elizeth Heldt
    Anxiety Disorder Program, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, RS, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    Psychother Psychosom 72:43-8. 2003
    ..Studies have suggested that individual or group cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) is an effective treatment strategy for panic patients who have failed to respond to pharmacotherapy...
  88. ncbi The development of agoraphobia in panic disorder: a predictable process?
    G Langs
    Universitätsklinik für Psychiatrie, Graz, Germany
    J Affect Disord 58:43-50. 2000
    Panic attacks are conceptualized to be the central feature of both panic disorder without (PDU) and with agoraphobia (PDA)...
  89. ncbi Treatment of panic disorder with agoraphobia in an anxiety disorders clinic: factors influencing psychiatrists' treatment choices
    Vladan Starcevic
    Department of Psychological Medicine, Nepean Hospital and University of Sydney, P O Box 63, Penrith, NSW 2751, Australia
    Psychiatry Res 125:41-52. 2004
    ..anxiety disorders clinic to make a decision about intensive treatment of patients with panic disorder with agoraphobia (PDA) with cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) alone, CBT plus a high-potency benzodiazepine (CBT+BZ) or CBT ..
  90. ncbi Association of a functional 1019C>G 5-HT1A receptor gene polymorphism with panic disorder with agoraphobia
    Claudia Rothe
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Munster, Germany
    Int J Neuropsychopharmacol 7:189-92. 2004
    Panic disorder is a common anxiety disorder which frequently co-occurs with agoraphobia. A functional promoter polymorphism in the serotonin receptor 1A (5-HT1A) gene has been found to be associated with major depression as well as ..
  91. ncbi Naturalistic manner of benzodiazepine use and cognitive behavioral therapy outcome in panic disorder with agoraphobia
    Henny A Westra
    London Health Sciences Centre, ON, Canada
    J Anxiety Disord 16:233-46. 2002
    ..commonly used in conjunction with cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) in the treatment of panic disorder with agoraphobia (PDA)...
  92. pmc Genetic and environmental influences on the co-morbidity between depression, panic disorder, agoraphobia, and social phobia: a twin study
    Miriam A Mosing
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, QLD 4029, Australia
    Depress Anxiety 26:1004-11. 2009
    Major depression (MD) and anxiety disorders such as panic disorder (PD), agoraphobia (AG), and social phobia (SP) are heritable and highly co-morbid...
  93. ncbi Comorbidity of irritable bowel syndrome, panic disorder, and agoraphobia in a Japanese representative sample
    Hiroaki Kumano
    Department of Psychosomatic Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:370-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish the prevalence of IBS, together with the comorbidity rates of panic disorder (PD) and agoraphobia, employing a large-scale survey based on stratified random sampling.
  94. ncbi Short- and long-term effectiveness of an empirically supported treatment for agoraphobia
    K Hahlweg
    Christoph Dornier Stiftung fuer Klinische Psychologie, Institut Braunschweig, Germany
    J Consult Clin Psychol 69:375-82. 2001
    ..examined the effectiveness of individual high-density exposure (2-3 weeks, all day) for panic disorder with agoraphobia (PDAG)...
  95. ncbi Delivering cognitive-behavior therapy for panic disorder with agoraphobia in videoconference
    Stephane Bouchard
    Department of Psychoeducation and Psychology, Université du Québec en Outaouais, Gatineau, Quebec, Canada
    Telemed J E Health 10:13-25. 2004
    ..aim of this study was to compare the effectiveness of cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT) for panic disorder with agoraphobia (PDA) when the therapy is delivered either face-to-face or by videoconference...
  96. ncbi Cognitive-behavioral therapy for comorbid generalized anxiety disorder and panic disorder with agoraphobia
    Joane Labrecque
    Departement de Psychologie, Université du Québec à Montréal and Hôpital Louis H Lafontaine, Montreal, Canada
    Behav Modif 30:383-410. 2006
    ..cognitive-behavioral treatment package for comorbid generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and panic disorder with agoraphobia (PDA)...
  97. ncbi Safety and efficacy of levetiracetam for patients with panic disorder: results of an open-label, fixed-flexible dose study
    Laszlo A Papp
    Columbia University, New York State Psychiatric Institute, and Hillside Hospital, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 67:1573-6. 2006
    ..To examine the safety and efficacy of the anticonvulsant levetiracetam in the treatment of patients with panic disorder...
  98. ncbi Personality traits in early phases of panic disorder: implications on the presence of agoraphobia, clinical severity and short-term outcome
    M Carrera
    Department of Psychiatry, Panic Disorder Unit, University Hospital Marques de Valdecilla, Universidad de Cantabria, Santander, Spain
    Acta Psychiatr Scand 114:417-25. 2006
    To explore the relations between personality traits using the Big Five model and presence of agoraphobia, clinical severity and short-term outcome in an unbiased clinical sample of never-treated panic disorder patients.
  99. ncbi Anxiety disorders following miscarriage
    P A Geller
    Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, MCP Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    J Clin Psychiatry 62:432-8. 2001
    ..8 to 17.2). There was no strong evidence for increased risk for phobic disorders or agoraphobia, combined or considered separately, in the 6 months following loss...
  100. pmc Visually induced postural sway in anxiety disorders
    Mark S Redfern
    Department of Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Anxiety Disord 21:704-16. 2007
    ..Twenty-one patients with generalized anxiety without panic (NPA) and 38 patients with panic and agoraphobia (PAG) were compared to 22 healthy controls. SMD was evaluated in all subjects via questionnaire...
  101. ncbi Comorbid depression, but not comorbid anxiety disorders, predicts poor outcome in anxiety disorders
    Anton J L M van Balkom
    Department of Psychiatry and Institute for Extramural Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, GGZ Buitenamstel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Depress Anxiety 25:408-15. 2008
    ..was studied over the course of 1 year in a sample of 141 outpatients with panic disorder with or without agoraphobia and generalized anxiety disorder, who were receiving different forms of cognitive behavior therapy...

Research Grants63

  1. Neurobiology of Anxiety and Panic Disorders
    Anantha Shekhar; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..panic regulation leads to many of its debilitating consequences such as chronic anticipatory anxiety and agoraphobia. Therefore, the goal of this competitive renewal (MH 52619-14 to -19) is to elucidate the neural mechanisms ..
  2. 1/3-Exposure D-Cycloserine Enhancement and Genetic Modulators in Panic Disorder
    Michael W Otto; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..based cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT), now applied to the treatment of panic disorder with or without agoraphobia. In this application we propose a double-blind randomized controlled trial, conducted at three treatment sites, ..
  3. 3/3-Exposure D-Cycloserine Enhancement and Genetic Modulators in Panic Disorder
    Mark H Pollack; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..based cognitive-behavior therapy (CBT), now applied to the treatment of panic disorder with or without agoraphobia. In this application we propose a double-blind randomized controlled trial, conducted at three treatment sites, ..
  4. Online PCT Training for Clinicians
    MELANIE HARNED; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Panic disorder with or without agoraphobia (PDA) tends to be a chronic condition with a lifetime prevalence of 4.7%...
  5. Dynamic Therapy Vs. CBT for Panic Disorder
    Barbara L Milrod; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Relaxation Training (ART) in a 2:2:1 ratio of randomization in 233 subjects with primary PD with or without Agoraphobia. 2...
  6. Dynamic Therapy Vs. CBT for Panic Disorder
    Jacques P Barber; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Relaxation Training (ART) in a 2:2:1 ratio of randomization in 233 subjects with primary PD with or without Agoraphobia. 2...
  7. TREATMENT OF PANIC DISORDER--LONG TERM STRATEGIES
    David Barlow; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), and their combination in the treatment of PD patients with no more than mild agoraphobia. That study found response rates were as high with CBT or imipramine alone as with their combination...
  8. Interactive Computer Treatment for Panic Disorder
    NORMAN SCHMIDT; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..has suggested that cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) is a very effective treatment for PD with or without agoraphobia, however, a majority of patients with PD do not receive this type of therapy (or any recommended treatment)...
  9. TREATMENT OF PANIC DISORDER LONG TERM STRATEGIES
    M Shear; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..cognitive behavior therapy (CBT), and their combination in the treatment of PD patients with no more than mild agoraphobia. That study found response rates were as high with CBT or imipramine alone as with their combination...
  10. COGNITIVE-BEHAVIORAL TREATMENTS OF AGORAPHOBIA
    LARRY MICHELSON; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..cognitive-behavioral treatments - derived from the Cognitive Model of Panic (CMP) and the Cognitive Model of Agoraphobia (CMA) for Panic Disorder with Agoraphobia (PDA)...
  11. ANTIDEPRESSANTS IN THE TREATMENT OF ANXIETY DISORDERS
    Matig Mavissakalian; Fiscal Year: 2000
    DESCRIPTION (Applicant's Abstract): The study will involve 100 patients with panic disorders with agoraphobia who have shown good and stable response to uniform treatment with imipramine 2.25 mg/kg/day...
  12. EARLY DEVELOPMENTAL PATHWAYS OF CHILDHOOD ANXIETY
    Susan Warren; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Because children of mothers with panic disorder and agoraphobia (PDAG) are more likely to develop anxiety disorders than children of mothers without psychopathology, infants ..
  13. COGNITIVE-BEHAVIOR THERAPY EFFICACY FOR PANIC
    M Shear; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Behavior therapy has been used to treat agoraphobia, but initial treatments did not focus on panic symptoms...
  14. Intensive Treatment of Adolescent Panic and Agoraphobia
    DONNA PINCUS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Panic Disorder with or without agoraphobia (PDA) in adolescents is prevalent, chronic, and associated with substantial impairment, including avoidance of school, disruption of peer involvement and ..
  15. ASSESSMENT OF AVOIDANT PERSONALITY DISORDER
    DIANNE CHAMBLESS; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..APD is the most common personality disorder among patients with social phobia and panic disorder with agoraphobia and is prevalent among depressed patients as well...
  16. FAMILY STUDY OF AGORAPHOBIA AND PANIC DISORDER
    Russell Noyes; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..research will compare the prevalence of various psychiatric disorders among the relatives of patients with agoraphobia and with panic disorder...
  17. ALCOHOLICS LONGTERM USE AND COSTS OF HEALTH SERVICES
    Kathleen Bucholz; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..record review, and updated diagnostic data on alcoholism, depression, anxiety (panic, social phobia, agoraphobia), smoking history, nicotine dependence, and illicit use of substances...
  18. PANIC CONTROL THERAPY IN A MANAGED CARE SETTING
    Michael Addis; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Patients meeting criteria for PD = 120) with varying degrees of severity and with or without agoraphobia will be randomly assigned to PCT-trained or TAU therapists...
  19. Dopamine and Exploration in Development
    Gregory Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..of human infants have shown that difficulty coping with parental separation can predict adult disorders like agoraphobia and panic disorder, disorders associated with excessive anxiety about leaving a familiar place...
  20. VIRTUAL REALITY EXPOSURE THERAPY FOR ANXIETY DISORDERS
    Page Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2000
    The fear of flying (FoF) is a common debilitating symptom of specific phobia and agoraphobia that causes substantial impairment in occupational and social functioning, affecting an estimated 10-25 percent of the population...
  21. Collaborative Pediatric Bipolar Disorder Conference
    Joseph Biederman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..While the proposed conference does not intend to solve all outstanding problems associated with pediatric bipolar disorder, it will provide a forum to begin formulating a solution. ..
  22. Adult Outcome of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
    Joseph Biederman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..For these reasons, we expect the proposed work to clarify the course and outcome of ADHD. ..
  23. Impact of Trauma of Terroist Attack on Bipolar Patients
    Mark Pollack; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  24. MR SPECTROSCOPIC IMAGING DURING METHADONE MAINTENANCE
    Mark Pollack; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  25. Course of psychopathology in female youth: Analysis with extant longitudinal data
    Joseph Biederman; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. Improving Outcomes in Pharmacotherapy of Social Phobia
    Mark Pollack; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..It thus directly addresses a critical public health issue that adversely affects a substantial proportion of the population. ..
  27. LONGITUDINAL FOLLOW UP OF ADHD GIRLS AND THEIR SIBLINGS
    Joseph Biederman; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  28. PREVENTION OF CIGARETTE SMOKING IN ADHD YOUTH
    Joseph Biederman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Since there are estimated to be 3.5 million children with ADHD and 20% have been shown to be smokers, targeting this group could potentially impact 700,000 children and adolescents. ..
  29. D-Cycloserine Enhancement of Exposure in Social Phobia
    Mark H Pollack; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study addresses an important public health issue by assessing an intervention that may lead to a more efficient and effective application of empirically based psychosocial interventions for the treatment of SAD. ..
  30. Personality, anxiety, and depression in community adults
    O Bienvenu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..He will be guided by exceptionally talented mentors, including Drs. Gerald Nestadt, Kenneth Kendler, William Eaton, Kung-Yee Liang, Paul Costa, Murray Stein, Patrick Sullivan, and Lindon Eaves. ..
  31. Anxiety Sensitivity and Smoking
    Michael Zvolensky; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  32. Role of depression and anxiety in the tobacco epidemic
    Renee Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Use of the NESARC offers a unique opportunity to analyze a large, longitudinal, epidemiologic dataset. ..
  33. Smoking and Panic Vulnerability
    Michael Zvolensky; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  34. Comorbid childhood anxiety and asthma
    Renee Goodwin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..That study will involve a longitudinal epidemiologic preventive intervention study aimed at reducing the risk of anxiety disorders among pediatric asthma/allergy patients. ..
  35. Sensitivity to Emotional Distress
    Michael Zvolensky; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Findings from this investigation should result in improved methods of identifying smokers at-risk for early lapse, so that they may be targeted for nicotine dependence treatments that will meet their specific needs. ..
  36. Markers of Risk for Anxiety Disorders
    Michelle Craske; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Measurement of eye gaze in youths to gauge ongoing conditioning and attentional processes represents a new methodology. ..
  37. IMPROVING CARE OF PANIC DISORDER IN PRIMARY CARE
    Michelle Craske; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  38. TREATMENT REFRACTORY PANIC DISORDER
    Naomi Simon; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Panic disorder with or without agoraphobia is a common anxiety disorder, and when broader measures assessing remission including panic attacks, ..
  39. Panic and Smoking Cessation
    Michael Zvolensky; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  40. PROPHYLACTIC COGNITIVE THERAPY FOR DEPRESSION
    Michael E Thase; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  41. Outreach and Treatment for Depression in the Labor Force
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..This is an extremely important opportunity for rapid and widespread dissemination in an area of research where dissemination of positive results has traditionally been a serious problem. ..
  42. Hurricane Katrina Community Advisory Group
    Ronald C Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  43. TREATMENT OF SOCIAL PHOBIA--MEDIATORS AND MODERATORS
    Stefan Hofmann; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The main hypothesis is that perceived emotional control will mediate treatment outcome and generality of effectiveness independent of the specific treatment condition. ..
  44. Risk Factors for Psychopathology in the WHO WMH Surveys
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Third, the level of detail in the description of data analysis plans has been substantially expanded in this revised submission in response to reviewer comments. ..
  45. Quantifying the Value of Value-Based Purchasing
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  46. Anxiety and Psychological Vulnerability in Chest Pain
    KAMILA WHITE; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Data from this research program will allow Dr. White to establish an empirical foundation from which to apply these data to the development of novel interventions for patients with NCCP. ..
  47. Treating Anxiety in Public Sector Medical Settings
    Peter Roy Byrne; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..As my skills in this latter area evolve over the course of this award, I hope to be able to mentor them even more effectively in this specific area as well. ..
  48. Development of a Group CBT program for PTSD after a MVA
    J Beck; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Because MVAs are the single leading cause of PTSD in the general population, this application has the potential to provide a cost-efficient treatment. ..
  49. Structure and Assessment of Symptoms of Depression
    David Watson; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g., adolescents, pregnant and postpartum women, and older adults) and to modify the instrument as necessary for use with these populations. ..
  50. MENTAL DISORDERS AS RISK FACTORS FOR SUBSTANCE DISORDERS
    Ronald Kessler; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  51. IMPROVING CARE FOR PANIC DISORDER IN PRIMARY CARE
    Peter Roy Byrne; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  52. D-Cycloserine Enhancement of Exposure in Social Phobia
    Stefan G Hofmann; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study addresses an important public health issue by assessing an intervention that may lead to a more efficient and effective application of empirically based psychosocial interventions for the treatment of SAD. ..
  53. FEAR AND THE ANXIETY DISORDERS: BRAIN AND BEHAVIOR
    Peter Lang; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..and furthermore, to evaluate memorial, cognitive style, and temperament differences among anxiety disorders, to sharpen differential diagnosis and assess the significance of depressive co-morbidity. ..
  54. Computer Based Exposure Therapy for Social Anxiety
    Page Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....