A Long-term Observational Study on the Efficacy of SSRIs Pharmacotherapy or Combined Treatment(SSRIs Pharmacotherapy + CBT) in Panic Disorder Patients
Fearful feelings as a kind of a very common anxiety disorder panic disorder unexpected severe anxiety attacks and autonomic nervous system symptoms and psychological symptoms seem to die for fear of lost control for themselves or accompanying diseases. The lifetime prevalence of panic disorder in most of the country, about 1.5-5% or so are known. As a result the other hand, more than half of patients with panic disorder from work or social life, family life, causing serious disruption to the quality of life decline significantly, frequent emergency room visits and medical tests due to a serious disease disease caused by the very large costs of Health and Social be It is known that the treatment of panic disorder with medication and psychotherapy are both effective. Representative as a treatment for panic disorder, Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are recommended as first-line treatment of panic disorder. In general, the initial reaction rate of panic disorder medication known to be frequently stopped early recurrence 70-80% It's too early, it is recommended that the duration of drug treatment for at least one year to be long-lasting. But whether it is appropriate for the duration of drug treatment to maintain a certain extent remains controversial, and maintain the medication for more than one year, even if the long-term effects known to be approximately 50% less than beyond being negative when remission based. Meanwhile, the typical method for the treatment of panic disorder psychology, cognitive behavioral therapy (Cognitive behavioral therapy) and looked comparable to the effect of the drug in the treatment of the known, especially in recent years when the combined treatment with medication can increase the long-term treatment of sexual reported that there's has been the subject of attention.
But prospectively compare the long-term effects of these two treatments, research, especially the research about the long-term effects of the combined treatment with the drug treatment of panic disorder is very low, and almost nil is Researchers, drug treatment and the effect of the combined treatment in patients with panic disorder over two years prospective study to compare the plans were. And verification, the researchers performed only through this study by comparing the long-term effects of the combined treatment with medication combined treatment of medication to be more effective than if the reaction to the long-term treatment of panic disorder that can affect the clinical and biological factors navigate to evaluate them. In addition, long-term observational study, panic disorder patients' subjective quality of life actually improved to some extent on the map together proven to.
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Case Control
Time Perspective: Prospective
|Study Start Date:||February 2012|