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Answer 4
  1. Refer for cognitive behavioral therapy. Cognitive behavioral therapy has been shown to be effective as monotherapy for panic disorder8 and likely would provide symptom remission without the need for pharmacotherapy. Referral for a second opinion is not indicated in this case.

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    8. Otto MW, Deveney C. Cognitive-behavioral therapy and the treatment of panic disorder: efficacy and strategies. J Clin Psychiatry 2005;66 Suppl 4:28-32.

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