Marijuana precipitation of panic disorder with agoraphobia


Andreas Ströhle, Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Kraepelinstr. 2-10, 80804 Munich, Germany


We report the case of a 16-year-old adolescent with the onset of a panic disorder with agoraphobia after a first panic attack during marijuana intoxication. There was a good response to standard cognitive behavioural therapy for panic disorder.