A Double Blind Comparison of Venlafaxine and Paroxetine in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

@article{Denys2003ADB,
  title={A Double Blind Comparison of Venlafaxine and Paroxetine in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder},
  author={Damiaan Denys and Nic J. A. Van der Wee and Harold J. G. M. van Megen and Herman G. M. Westenberg},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology},
  year={2003},
  volume={23},
  pages={568-575}
}
While the usefulness of clomipramine and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) has been established, the efficacy of serotonin-norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors remains to be determined. This report describes the first randomized double-blind comparison study of an SNRI in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder. The current study compares the efficacy and tolerability of venlafaxine with paroxetine. One hundred and fifty patients with… Expand
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