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Belief disconfirmation versus habituation approaches to situational exposure in panic disorder with agoraphobia: a pilot study.

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Exposure therapy and cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) are both effective in the treatment of panic disorder with agoraphobia. Cognitive theories suggest that the way in which exposure to avoided situations is implemented in either treatment may be crucial. In particular, it is suggested that clinical improvement will be greatest if opportunities for disconfirmation of feared catastrophes are maximized. In a small pilot study, 16 patients with panic disorder and (moderate or severe) agoraphob...

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10.1016/j.brat.2006.02.008

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Journal:
Behaviour research and therapy
Volume:
45
Issue:
5
Pages:
877-885
Publication date:
2007-05-01
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EISSN:
1873-622X
ISSN:
0005-7967
Source identifiers:
311083
Language:
English
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pubs:311083
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uuid:2cccd057-a67b-4c6f-a7e1-cac8400f8d0a
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pubs:311083
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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