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Electroconvulsive therapy.
  • L. Koran
  • Medicine
  • Psychiatric services
  • 1996
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Estimated prevalence of compulsive buying behavior in the United States.
OBJECTIVE Compulsive buying (uncontrolled urges to buy, with resulting significant adverse consequences) has been estimated to affect from 1.8% to 16% of the adult U.S. population. To the authors'Expand
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The prevalence of body dysmorphic disorder in the United States adult population.
OBJECTIVE In clinical samples, body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) is associated with substantial suffering and reduced quality of life. Limited surveys report widely varying prevalence estimates. ToExpand
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Practice guideline for the treatment of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder.
This watch summarizes new evidence and developments since the 2007 publication of the American Psychiatric Association’s Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients With Obsessive-CompulsiveExpand
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Potential markers for problematic internet use: a telephone survey of 2,513 adults.
OBJECTIVE The Internet has positively altered many aspects of life. However, for a subset of users, the medium may have become a consuming problem that exhibits features of impulse control disordersExpand
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Quality of life for patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder.
OBJECTIVE The health-related quality of life of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder was compared to published norms for the general U.S. population and for patients with either depressiveExpand
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Treatment non-response in OCD: methodological issues and operational definitions.
While controlled trials with SRIs have demonstrated a selective efficacy in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), up to 40-60% of patients do not have a satisfactory outcome. Non-response to treatmentExpand
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Obsessive-compulsive disorder in pregnancy, the puerperium, and the premenstruum.
BACKGROUND Recent reports suggest that pregnancy and the puerperium may precipitate or exacerbate obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The influence of this illness on other reproductive events, suchExpand
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Body dysmorphic disorder: some key issues for DSM‐V
Body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), a distressing or impairing preoccupation with an imagined or slight defect in appearance, has been described for more than a century and increasingly studied over theExpand
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Double-blind parallel comparison of three dosages of sertraline and placebo in outpatients with obsessive-compulsive disorder.
BACKGROUND Anecdotal evidence suggests patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) are treated with selective serotonin uptake inhibitors at dosages significantly higher than those used withExpand
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