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Psychiatry Res. 1987 Feb;20(2):87-95.

CO2 vulnerability in panic disorder.

Abstract

The immediate effects of a single inhalation of a 35% CO2 mixture in oxygen were examined in 12 patients with panic disorders and 11 normal control subjects. Compared to a placebo air inhalation, the CO2 inhalation provoked short-lived autonomic panic symptoms in both patients and normals; it also elicited high subjective anxiety in patients with panic disorders. The latter rated the overall CO2-induced state as very similar to a real-life panic attack.

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