Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Treatment of Panic Disorder

Weill Cornell Medical College study¬†finds that Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), a structured therapy that focuses on changing maladaptive thoughts, emotions and behaviors, is the most effective treatment for panic disorder with or without agoraphobia. Researchers compared three therapies among about 200 patients diagnosed with panic disorder: cognitive behavioral therapy; panic-focused psychodynamic psychotherapy, a treatment that…