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Causes of Panic Disorder: Separation Anxiety

by Dr. Blumberg on August 6, 2010

Living Panic-Free Living panic-free is not a simple matter. Panic disorder is a complex condition.  The causes are multi-factorial.  Psychological, biological and interpersonal factors often combine over time building up to that first panic attack “Out of the Blue.” Panic episodes often wax and wane on their own, even without intervention. Oftentimes, just when you […]

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Don't Drink the Coffee

by Dr. Blumberg on April 30, 2010

I just stepped out of Session 1 with “Bill” (not his real name). Like many of my patients, Bill had been advised to avoid caffeine because he suffers from anxiety attack symptoms.  He told me that recently he had a powerful surge of anxiety symptoms right after drinking a cup of coffee. Here is Bill’s […]

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Panic Disorder Early Diagnosis – My Mission

by Dr. Blumberg on April 19, 2010

My Panic Vision is the diagnosis and treatment of panic disorder for all victims, immediately after the first attack strikes. Just knowing for sure that you have panic attack symptoms the very first time you show up in the emergency room or doctor’s office with severe anxiety can go a long way. In the Boston […]

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What Is Cognitive Behavior Therapy?

by Dr. Blumberg on April 14, 2010

Michelle Craske, in her APA Theories of Psychotherapy Series Book entitled “Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy”(2010), outlines the “hallmark features of cognitive-behavioral therapy.” Dr. Craske states ”CBT is short term, problem-focused cognitive and behavioral interventions strategies that are derived from the science and theory of learning and cognition.”  The execution of treatment and evaluation is guided by empirical […]

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