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Patients’ resultant lack of perceived self-control may increase relapse potential when medication is withdrawn or contribute to maintenance of a medication regimen under the assumption that it is necessary to functioning. In support, attribution of therapeutic gains to alprazolam, and lack of confidence in coping without alprazolam, even when given in conjunction with behavioral therapy, predicted relapse (Basoglu, Marks, Kilic, Brewin, & Swinson, 1994). Second, med- Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia ications may assume the role of safety signals, or objects to which persons erroneously attribute their safety from painful, aversive outcomes.
However, despite her history of shyness, Julie’s current social discomfort is based primarily on the possibility of panicking. , uncued/nonsocial panic attacks and pervasive apprehension about future panic attacks), the social distress is best subsumed under the domain of PDA. If Julie reported that she experiences panic attacks in social situations only, or that she worries about panic attacks in social situations only, then a diagnosis of social phobia would be more probable. A report of uncued panic attacks, as well as selfconsciousness about things that she might do or say in social situations regardless of the occurrence of panic, would be consistent with a dual diagnosis of PDA and social phobia.
Cognitive Restructuring Initially, cognitive therapy for panic disorder and agoraphobia did not directly target misappraisals of bodily sensations, but instead fostered coping self-statements in anxietyprovoking situations. Michelson, Mavissakalian, and Marchione (1985) published the first of their series of investigations comparing different behavioral treatments to various coping-oriented cognitive treatments for agoraphobia. They compared paradoxical intention, 26 CLINICAL HANDBOOK OF PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS graduated exposure, and progressive deep muscle relaxation, although all participants conducted self-directed in vivo exposure between sessions.