Author | Stephen V. Sobel, MD

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Panic Disorder: Keys to Evidence-Based Effective Treatment

October 30, 2013

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Keys to the management of panic disorder include appropriate use of psychotropic medication and psychotherapy predicated on an understanding of the disorder's biopsychosocial underpinnings. Here, Stephen V. Sobel, MD, focuses on treatment options.

Panic Disorder: Keys to Management

October 25, 2013

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Keys to the management of panic disorder include appropriate use of psychotropic medication and psychotherapy predicated on an understanding of the biopsychosocial underpinnings. More in this podcast.

Effective Personalized Strategies for Treating Bipolar Disorder

August 02, 2012

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Effective personalized treatment recognizes bipolar disorder as a biopsychosocial disorder, but mood-stabilizing medications are the backbone of treatment. These medications fall into 3 categories: lithium, antikindling/antiepileptic agents, and second-generation antipsychotics.

Keys to Successful Cotreatment

November 01, 2006

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For patients with psychiatric illnesses, the treatment team today often consists of a psychotherapist, psychiatrist, and/or primary care physician-all of whom are motivated to achieve the same goals. These include full remission of symptoms; improvement and restoration of function, quality of life, and relationships; and the delay and preferably prevention of recurrence of symptoms.

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