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Compton, A. (1998). An Investigation of Anxious Thought in Patients with DSM-IV Agoraphobia/Panic Disorder: Rationale and Design. J. Amer. Psychoanal. Assn., 46(3):691-721.

(1998). Journal of the American Psychoanalytic Association, 46(3):691-721

An Investigation of Anxious Thought in Patients with DSM-IV Agoraphobia/Panic Disorder: Rationale and Design

Allan Compton

Psychoanalysis as a profession is in difficulty because changes in the mental health field have exposed vulnerabilities inherent in psychoanalytic traditions. In this setting, scientific outcome studies of psychoanalytic treatment are a necessity. To enable such studies, certain preliminary research is required. In particular, a set of reliable diagnoses that recognize psychodynamic factors, in addition to “descriptive” criteria, must be developed. This paper outlines the rationale, significance, and design of a pilot study in the area of anxiety disorders, agoraphobia in particular, intended to provide a basis for recategorization of the currently predominant DSM system.

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