Psychotherapy Casebook: Mastering Panic Anxiety.
Primary Care Companion J Clin Psychiatry 2002;4(4):155-157
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Epidemiologic studies place the lifetime prevalence
of panic disorder between 3% and 5%. Ninety percent of those diagnosed with panic disorder have at least
1 other psychiatric diagnosis. The etiology of this disorder
is most likely a combination of biological, psychological,
and social factors, and the treatment options
include medications, therapy, and counseling.