1. Diagnosis ; 2. Aetiology ; 3. Pharmacological treatment ; 4. Non-pharmacological treatment ; Appendices
Professor Borwin Bandelow is Acting Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Gottingen, Germany. He is a specialist in neurology and psychiatry, and psychotherapy. Professor Katharina Domschke, MA, MD, PhD, is a Full Professor of Psychiatry at the Department of Psychiatry, Psychosomatics and Psychotherapy, University of Wurzburg, Germany. David Baldwin is Professor of Psychiatry and Head of the Mental Health Group in the Clinical and Experimental Sciences Academic Unit of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Southampton in the UK. He leads an NHS Mood Disorders Service based at College Keep in Southampton. He trained in medicine at Charing Cross Hospital Medical School, London and then in psychiatry at St Mary's Hospital Medical School and the Maudsley Hospital, London. He is an Honorary Professor in the University of Cape Town in South Africa. Professor Baldwin leads the Anxiety Disorders Research Network, an international multicentre independent collaborative cross-disciplinary research grouping, with support from the ECNP and European Commission. He is the author of 230 full articles in peer-reviewed scientific journals, and author or co-author of 8 books and 34 chapters in books.
Of particular interest to this reader was the comprehensive table of medical conditions that can mimic panic attacks. Concise text is interspersed with useful boxes and tables, drawing the readers eye to the key points and considerations....For those who are looking for a summary of the current research into these disorders the aetiology section on neurochemistry will not disappoint. * Emma Barrow, BJP Psych Bulletin * This is an excellent resource on panic disorder and agoraphobia. The authors do a great job of providing readers with a solid foundation on these disorders, including appropriate treatment options. * Doody's Notes *