Summary Of CBT For Panic Disorder

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In CBT for panic disorder, therapists usually focus on education about the nature and physiology of the panic response along with cognitive therapy techniques designed to modify the typical client misinterpretations of panic symptoms and their consequences. In some approaches to CBT treatment for panic disorder, there is gradual exposure to panic-related body sensations and to situations patients have come to avoid. Some CBT approaches also include arousal-reduction techniques, such as diaphragmatic breathing or progressive muscle relaxation.
Several meta-analyses have examined the relative efficacy of CBT for treating panic disorder. Siev and Chambless (2008) contrasted the effects of CBT and relaxation training for patients with panic disorder
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