Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia Across the Lifespan

Katharina Meyerbröker, Mark B. Powers

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Abstract

This article is aimed to give a short overview over the most important features and research findings about panic disorder and agoraphobia. The diagnostic criteria will be discussed reviewing the changes in the history of the Diagnostic Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders. Epidemiology will be reviewed within development and maintenance factors. Different theoretical models will be discussed and the evidence-based treatment approach will be explained. Possible mechanisms of change are explained and the article ends with a short overview of clinical implications and future directions of research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationInternational Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages474-481
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9780080970875
ISBN (Print)9780080970868
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 26 2015

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life-span
diagnostic
mental disorder
epidemiology
history
evidence

Keywords

  • Agoraphobia
  • Anxiety
  • Epidemiology
  • Panic
  • Panic disorder

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Social Sciences(all)

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Meyerbröker, K., & Powers, M. B. (2015). Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia Across the Lifespan. In International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition (pp. 474-481). Elsevier Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.21014-3

Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia Across the Lifespan. / Meyerbröker, Katharina; Powers, Mark B.

International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., 2015. p. 474-481.

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Meyerbröker, K & Powers, MB 2015, Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia Across the Lifespan. in International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., pp. 474-481. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.21014-3
Meyerbröker K, Powers MB. Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia Across the Lifespan. In International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc. 2015. p. 474-481 https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-08-097086-8.21014-3
Meyerbröker, Katharina ; Powers, Mark B. / Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia Across the Lifespan. International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences: Second Edition. Elsevier Inc., 2015. pp. 474-481
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