Raphael Campeas

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CONTEXT Medication and cognitive behavioral treatment are the best-established treatments for social anxiety disorder, yet many individuals remain symptomatic after treatment. OBJECTIVE To determine whether combined medication and cognitive behavioral treatment is superior to either monotherapy or pill placebo. DESIGN Randomized, double-blind,(More)
OBJECTIVE Although serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SRIs) are approved for the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), most OCD patients who have received an adequate SRI trial continue to have clinically significant OCD symptoms. The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of augmenting SRIs with exposure and ritual prevention, an(More)
IMPORTANCE Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is one of the world's most disabling illnesses according to the World Health Organization. Serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SRIs) are the only medications approved by the Food and Drug Administration to treat OCD, but few patients achieve minimal symptoms from an SRI alone. In such cases, practice guidelines(More)
Treatment of patients with both social anxiety disorder and major depression has been little studied although social anxiety disorder and depression frequently co-occur. Each disorder has been shown to respond to serotonin reuptake inhibitor treatment. Objectives of this study were to characterize a sample of these comorbid patients and to assess response(More)
OBJECTIVE To compare outcomes after 6-month maintenance treatment of adults diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) based on DSM-IV criteria who responded to acute treatment with serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SRIs) augmented by exposure and response prevention (EX/RP) or risperidone. METHOD A randomized trial was conducted at 2 academic sites(More)
OBJECTIVE This article describes the long-term effects of augmenting serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SRIs) with exposure and ritual prevention or stress management training in patients with DSM-IV obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). METHOD Between November 2000 and November 2006, 111 OCD patients from 2 academic outpatient centers with partial SRI(More)
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