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The Prescription of Benzodiazepines for Panic Disorder: Time for an Evidence-Based Educational Approach

Nardi, Antonio E., MD*; Cosci, Fiammetta, MD; Balon, Richard, MD; Weintraub, Steven J., MD§∥; Freire, Rafael C., MD*; Krystal, John H., MD¶#**††; Roth, Thomas, PhD‡‡; Silberman, Edward K., MD§§; Sonino, Nicoletta, MD∥∥; Fava, Giovanni A., MD¶¶##; Starcevic, Vladan, MD***; Dubovsky, Steven L., MD†††; Salzman, Carl, MD‡‡‡; Rickels, Karl, MD§§§; Greenblatt, David J., MD∥∥∥; Shader, Richard I., MD¶¶¶; Chouinard, Guy, MD### The International Task Force on Benzodiazepines

Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology: August 2018 - Volume 38 - Issue 4 - p 283–285
doi: 10.1097/JCP.0000000000000908

From the *Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;

Department of Health Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy;

Departments of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences and Anesthesiology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit, MI;

§Division of Hospital Medicine, Department of Medicine, Saint Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center; and

Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO;

Departments of Psychiatry and

#Neuroscience, Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine;

**Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Services, Yale-New Haven Hospital, New Haven; and

††Clinical Neuroscience Division, National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT;

‡‡Henry Ford Sleep Research Center, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI;

§§Department of Psychiatry, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA;

∥∥University of Padova, Padova, Italy; Department of Psychiatry, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY;

¶¶Department of Psychology, University of Bologna, Italy;

##Department of Psychiatry, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY;

***Sydney Medical School–Nepean, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia;

†††Department of Psychiatry, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY;

‡‡‡Harvard Medical School, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Massachusetts Mental Health Center, Boston, MA;

§§§Department of Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA;

∥∥∥Program in Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Tufts University School of Medicine; and

¶¶¶Department of Immunology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA; and

###Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology Program, McGill University and Researcher Emeritus, Mental Health Institute of Montreal Fernand Seguin Research Centre, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Reprints: Antonio E. Nardi, MD, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rua Visconde de Piraja 407/702, Rio de Janeiro 22410-003 Brazil (e-mail:

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