Nov 15, 1999 Issue
Social Anxiety Disorder: A Common, Underrecognized Mental Disorder [Article]

Social phobia is a highly prevalent yet often overlooked psychiatric disorder that can cause severe disability but fortunately has shown responsiveness to specific pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy. Recognition of its essential clinical features and the use of brief, targeted screening questions can...

May 15, 1998 Issue
Panic Disorder: Effective Treatment Options [Article]

Panic disorder is a distressing and debilitating condition with a familial tendency; it may be associated with situational (agoraphobic) avoidance. The diagnosis of panic disorder requires recurrent, unexpected panic attacks and at least one of the following characteristics: persistent concern about...

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