Hypersensitivity to carbon dioxide in panic disorder

L. A. Papp, R. Goetz, R. Cole, D. F. Klein, F. Jordan, M. R. Liebowitz, A. J. Fyer, E. Hollander, J. M. Gorman

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Seven male patients did not panic but were significantly more sensitive to steady-state carbon dioxide inhalation than five male normal control subjects. The male patients' hypersensitivity to carbon dioxide was unrelated to current state of anxiety or acute panic.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)779-781
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989
Externally publishedYes


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  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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Papp, L. A., Goetz, R., Cole, R., Klein, D. F., Jordan, F., Liebowitz, M. R., Fyer, A. J., Hollander, E., & Gorman, J. M. (1989). Hypersensitivity to carbon dioxide in panic disorder. American Journal of Psychiatry, 146(6), 779-781. https://doi.org/10.1176/ajp.146.6.779