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Collaborative care led to greater recovery, improvement, and adherence than usual care at 12 months in panic disorder

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QUESTION: In primary care patients with panic disorder, is collaborative care (involving pharmacotherapy) effective for improving clinical and functional outcomes?


Randomised (unclear allocation concealment*), blinded (outcome assessors)*, controlled trial with 12 months of follow up.


3 primary care clinics in Seattle, Washington, USA.


115 patients who were 18–65 years of age (mean age 41 y, 57% women), met DSM-IV criteria for panic disorder with ≥1 panic attack in the past month, spoke English, and had a telephone. Exclusion criteria were presence of illnesses that were life threatening or limited patient participation, current psychiatric treatment, or disability benefit …

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