Panic disorder is a tremendously vexing challenge: keys to its management include appropriate use of psychotropic medication and psychotherapy predicated on an understanding of the biopsychosocial underpinnings. In part 1 of this 2-part podcast series, Stephen V. Sobel, MD, sheds some light on the pathogenesis. (For Part 2, please click here).
Dr Sobel is the author of the newly published book Successful Psychopharmacology: Evidence-Based Solutions for Achieving Remission, published by W.W.Norton and Company.
He is also Clinical Instructor at UC San Diego School of Medicine; a consulting psychiatrist for the NFL San Diego Chargers; and an adult and adolescent psychiatrist in San Diego. He was a presenter at US Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress 2013.