John C Shepski

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OBJECTIVE We hypothesized that subjects with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) who received extended-release fluvoxamine (fluvoxamine ER) in a 12-week placebo-controlled trial would exhibit improvements in psychosocial domains of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and that additional improvements would occur after a 40-week open-label extension trial.(More)
OBJECTIVE To review the pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, efficacy data, and adverse effects of olanzapine as a treatment for schizophrenia and to determine the advantages and disadvantages of this atypical antipsychotic agent compared with currently marketed agents. DATA SOURCES A MEDLINE computer literature search was conducted to retrieve all(More)
Risperidone is a recently approved atypical antipsychotic that offers the advantages over existing typical antipsychotics of improved efficacy against negative symptoms and a decreased incidence of extrapyramidal side effects. However, risperidone is much more expensive than other antipsychotics. A drug use evaluation (DUE) was undertaken to assess the(More)
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