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Case Series of Panic Disorder Patients Treated by Oriental Medical Treatments and EFT

공황장애 환자에게 EFT요법과 한방치료를 병행하여 치료한 치험 3례

  • Lee, Sang-Won (Department of Korean Neuropsychiatry, Dong-Seo Korean Medical Center) ;
  • Lee, Yu-Jin (Department of Korean Neuropsychiatry, Dong-Seo Korean Medical Center) ;
  • Yoo, Song-Wun (Department of Korean Neuropsychiatry, Dong-Seo Korean Medical Center) ;
  • Lee, Ru-Da (Department of Korean Neuropsychiatry, Dong-Seo Korean Medical Center) ;
  • Park, Se-Jin (Department of Korean Neuropsychiatry, Dong-Seo Korean Medical Center)
  • 이상원 (동서한방병원 한방신경정신과) ;
  • 이유진 (동서한방병원 한방신경정신과) ;
  • 유성운 (동서한방병원 한방신경정신과) ;
  • 이루다 (동서한방병원 한방신경정신과) ;
  • 박세진 (동서한방병원 한방신경정신과)
  • Received : 2014.02.21
  • Accepted : 2014.03.05
  • Published : 2014.03.30

Abstract

Objectives: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of EFT on panic disorder patients. Methods: The three patients with panic disorders were treated with oriental medical treatments which involved acupunctures, herb-medications, moxibustion and emotional freedom techniques. The patients have been predicted with panic disorder twice through diagnosis and statistical manual (DSM-IV), Panic Disorder Severity Scale (PDSS), Visual Analogue Scale (VAS), Beck's Depression Inventory (BDI), Beck's Anxiety Inventory (BAI) upon their admission and discharge. Results: After the treatments, both the physical and psychological symptoms have decreased. Conclusions: This study suggested that the EFT is an effective way for treating patients who are suffering panic disorders.

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