Funding for this research was provided by:
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (18K03130)
Received: 5 February 2019
Accepted: 25 July 2019
First Online: 22 August 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The authors assert that all procedures contributing to this work comply with the ethical standards of the relevant national and institutional committees on human experimentation and with the Helsinki Declaration of 1975, as revised in 2008. All patients were treated as part of a routine clinical service and the project was considered clinical audit. This research was approved the ethics committee of Chiba University (R000032149), registered under the following research name: “Observational epidemiology database study on cognitive behavioral therapy of the anxiety disorder” (UMIN000028099) on the University hospital Medical Information Network Center.
: All patients provided informed written consent for publication.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.