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100 Questions & Answers About Panic Disorder, Second Edition

Author(s): Carol Berman, MD, New York University School of Medicine, New York City, New York
  • ISBN-13: 9780763775230
  • Paperback    136 pages      © 2010
Price: $21.95 US List
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If you or a loved one suffers from panic attacks, this book offers help. The only text to provide both the doctor’s and patient’s point of view, 100 Questions & Answers About Panic Disorder gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about the causes and treatment of panic disorder, as well as advice on coping with panic attacks, sources of support, and much more. Written by Carol W. Berman, MD, a prominent psychiatrist specializing in the treatment of panic disorder, with commentary from a patient, this book is an invaluable resource for understanding and coping with the medical, psychological, and emotional turmoil of this frightening and often debilitating condition. 

Features & Benefits

  • Written by a panic disorder expert from New York University

  • Concise, easy-to-read paperback book

  • The question and answer format mimics an actual physician consultation and allows readers to quickly find the specific questions and answers they are seeking

  • Provides both the patient’s and physician’s perspective on panic disorder

  • Provides practical answers to questions about treatment options, quality of life, caregiving, sources of support, and much more

Part  1  The Basics
Part  2  Risks and Causes
Part  3  Diagnosis
Part  4  Prevention and Treatment
Part  5  Surviving

Carol Berman, MD-New York University School of Medicine, New York City, New York

Carol W. Berman grew up in Los Angeles and studied at the University of California at Berkeley as an undergraduate. She moved to New York and attended NYU Medical School.   Her residency in psychiatry was spent at St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital. She returned to NYU for a research fellowship, where she remains as a clinical instructor in psychiatry.   Each month Dr. Berman writes a column for CNS News called Practical Psychiatry about various case histories. Several of her short stories have been published in literary magazines.  She is on the editorial board of The Bellevue Literary Review.  Her first play, Under The Dragon, was produced by The Workshop at The Neighborhood Playhouse in 2002.

  • 100 Questions and Answers About Panic Disorder by Carol W. Berman, MD, fills an important need for those affected by panic attacks—as well as for their friends, families, employers, and coworkers, and anyone else who simply wants to better understand this common and sometimes disabling condition. It is a welcome addition to the field that is sure to be valued by clinicians and patients for years to come.”


    -- From the Foreword by David L. Ginsberg, MD

    Department of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, New York


    "Dr. Berman, a psychiatrist and fine writer, gives us a clear, concise, well-written book on everything the lay person and the professional need to know about panic disorder. Dr. Berman examines, in her thoughtful and expert manner, the origins of "panic attacks" and the questions most patients want answered. This marvelous book should be read by anyone who has ever had a panic attack and should be sitting on the bookshelf of every mental health professional."


    -- Joan Kuehl, LCSW


    "Dr. Carol Berman's book 100 Questions & Answers About Panic Disorder is an excellent guide that should be in the hands of everyone who suffers from panic attacks. The book is filled with the latest information and should be helpful for therapists treating panic attack patients. It is well written, informative, and filled with lively case vignettes."


    -- Alex Weinstock, PhD, New York, NY


    "In less than 150 pages, Dr. Berman effectively and nonthreatingly answers the most salient questions regarding panic disorder. Patients who are newly diagnosed, as well as those who have a long history of attacks, will appreciate her concise but thorough writing style and the personal accounts of an individual who has lived with the condition."


    --Roseann Pagano Pizzi, PsyD, CNS News

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