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.