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(p. 1) Introductory Information for Therapists 

(p. 1) Introductory Information for Therapists
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(p. 1) Introductory Information for Therapists
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Michael W. Otto

and Mark H. Pollack

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195338546.003.0001
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date: 24 January 2021

Chapter 1 presents introductory information for therapists on this treatment program, which is designed to aid individuals who have panic disorder with the task of discontinuing medication treatment. This includes the focus of stopping anxiety medication (SAM) and the basis of the treatment in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), along with a cognitive-behavioral model of panic disorder, common problems associated with benzodiazepine taper, and an outline of the core aspects of the treatment program (cognitive interventions, interoceptive exposure, naturalistic and in vivo exposure, somatic management strategies).

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