Treatment Resources: Agoraphobia
DSM IV Diagnostic
Agoraphobia - 300.22 - links to the DSMIV made Easy Website
Panic Attack Criteria - no coding
Websites on Agoraphobia
Anxiety Disorders Association of America
Anxiety-Panic Resource Center
Anxiety Panic Internet Resource
National Panic/Anxiety Disorders Page
NIMH - Anxiety Disorders Education Program
Psychodynamic Treatment of Panic Disorder by Fredric Busch, M.D., and Barbara Milrod, M.D.
Treatment of Panic Disorder - National Institutes of Health Consensus Development Conference Statement
Treating Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia Without 'Pushing the Panic Button' by Arline Kaplan

Helpful Links

DSM IV Made Easy Website - provides diagnostic information on most DSM IV categories
Dr. Bob's Website - DSM IV Codes - provides codes for each DSM IV category
Psychiatric Meds Info- links to the site


Journal of Anxiety Disorders- an interdisciplinary journal that publishes research papers dealing with all aspects of anxiety disorders for all age groups (child, adolescent, adult and geriatric). Areas of focus include: traditional, behavioral, cognitive and biological assessment; diagnosis and classification; psychosocial and psychopharmacological treatment; genetics; epidemiology; and prevention.
Selected Readings
Agoraphobia and Panic : A Guide to Psychological Treatment by Jeffrey E. Hecker, Geoffrey L. Thorpe
Mastery of Your Anxiety and Panic : Therapist Guide for Anxiety, Panic, and Agoraphobia by Michelle G. Craske, David H. Barlow, Elizabeth A. Meadows
Phobic Disorders and Panic in Adults : A Guide to Assessment and Treatment by Martin M. Antony, Richard P. Swinson
Treating Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia : A Step-By-Step Clinical Guide by Elke, Phd. Zuercher-White
Readings for Clients
Anxiety and Panic Attacks : Their Cause and Cure :The Five-Point Life-Plus Program for Conquering Fear by Robert Handly, Pauline Neff
Anxiety, Panic Attacks and Agoraphobia: Information for Support People, Family and Friends by Kenneth V. Strong
Journey from Anxiety to Freedom : Moving Beyond Panic and Phobias and Learning to Trust Yourself by Mani Feniger