Resolution of fear of flying with fluoxetine treatment.


Journal Article

Fear of flying is a common specific phobia usually treated with behavior therapy; the possibility of pharmacologic treatment has received very little study. The authors report two cases in which successful fluoxetine treatment of major depressive disorder unexpectedly and unintentionally resolved a concomitant fear of flying that had preceded the depressive disorder.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Abene, MV; Hamilton, JD

Published Date

  • November 1998

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 12 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 599 - 603

PubMed ID

  • 9879038

Pubmed Central ID

  • 9879038

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0887-6185


  • eng

Conference Location

  • Netherlands