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This booklet was written by Mary Lynn Hendrix, science writer in
the Office of Scientific Information, National Institute of
Mental Health. Scientific review was provided by Frederick K.
Goodwin, M.D.; Hagop Akiskal, M.D.; David Barlow, Ph.D.; Bernard
Beitman, M.D.; Susan Blumenthal, M.D.; Alan Leshner, Ph.D.; Jack
Maser, Ph.D.; Larry Michelson, Ph.D.; Jerilyn Ross, M.A.,
L.I.C.S.W.; Michael Telch, Ph.D.; Gary Tucker, M.D.; Thomas Uhde,
M.D.; Myrna Weissman, Ph.D.; and Sally Winston, Psy.D.
This booklet is provided by the NIMH Panic Disorder Education
Program. For more information, call 1-800-64-PANIC.
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