Theoretical paper

Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention in Panic Attacks. A Case Study.

Author: Laura Anghelache
Titu Maiorescu University, Bucharest, Romania

The following is a case study of a thirty-five year old female accused panic attacks, the patient being referred to the psychologist by a psychiatry specialist.

The client was diagnosed with panic attacks and anxiety and followed medical treatment for 6 months; also the psychiatrist made the recommendation of following a psychotherapeutic intervention.

Keywords: childhood abuse, Ego-Self, the internal response of the psyche to trauma, Jungian analysis