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Exposure In-Vivo with Panic Management for Agoraphobia: Treatment Rationale and Longterm Outcome

  • Iver Hand
  • Jörg Angenendt
  • Martina Fischer
  • Cornelia Wilke

Abstract

During the 1970’s a series of international treatment studies, pioneered and led by British groups from London and Oxford, seemed to have established some of the best documented and validated, highly specific short-term treatments for a rather chronic illness in the whole field of psychotherapy research: exposure in-vivo for agoraphobia. Since the beginning of this decade, parallel to the introduction of DSM-III, an increasing amount of basic research and clinical studies on panic disorder, panic attacks and agoraphobia with panic attacks seems to question this empirical and experimental knowledge.

Keywords

Social Anxiety Group Exposure Panic Attack Exposure Treatment Phobic Disorder 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Iver Hand
  • Jörg Angenendt
  • Martina Fischer
  • Cornelia Wilke

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