A Double-Blind Comparison of Fluvoxamine Versus Placebo in the Treatment of Compulsive Buying Disorder

  title={A Double-Blind Comparison of Fluvoxamine Versus Placebo in the Treatment of Compulsive Buying Disorder},
  author={D. Black and J. Gabel and J. Hansen and S. Schlosser},
  journal={Annals of Clinical Psychiatry},
  • D. Black, J. Gabel, +1 author S. Schlosser
  • Published 2000
  • Psychology
  • Annals of Clinical Psychiatry
  • Nondepressed outpatients with a compulsive buying disorder were recruited by advertisement and word of mouth for inclusion in a controlled treatment trial. Following a 1-week single-blind placebo washout, subjects were randomly assigned to fluvoxamine (n = 12) or placebo (n = 11). Subjects received fluvoxamine (up to 300 mg daily) or placebo for 9 weeks. There were few dropouts. Outcome measures included the Yale–Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale—Shopping Version (YBOCS-SV), three Clinical… CONTINUE READING
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