Increased arterial stiffness parameters in panic disorder patients in long term treatment period


YANARTAŞ Ö. , SÜNBÜL M. , Senkal Z., Durmus E., Kivrak T., Subasi N., ...More

ANNALS OF GENERAL PSYCHIATRY, vol.15, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/s12991-016-0102-6
  • Title of Journal : ANNALS OF GENERAL PSYCHIATRY

Abstract

Background: The relationship between mental stress and cardiovascular disease has been shown in several studies. Panic disorder (PD) is also associated with cardiovascular disease due to increased risk of myocardial infarction. The aim of this study is to evaluate the association between arterial stiffness parameters and depression/anxiety scores in patients with PD.