A controlled trial of paroxetine for chronic PTSD, dissociation, and interpersonal problems in mostly minority adults.

@article{Marshall2007ACT,
  title={A controlled trial of paroxetine for chronic PTSD, dissociation, and interpersonal problems in mostly minority adults.},
  author={Randall D. Marshall and Roberto Lewis-Fern{\'a}ndez and Carlos Blanco and H. Blair Simpson and S Lin and Donna Vermes and Wendy G{\'o}mez Garc{\'i}a and Franklin R. Schneier and Yuval Neria and Arturo S{\'a}nchez-Lacay and Michael R. Liebowitz},
  journal={Depression and anxiety},
  year={2007},
  volume={24 2},
  pages={77-84}
}
This study evaluated the efficacy of paroxetine for symptoms and associated features of chronic posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), interpersonal problems, and dissociative symptoms in an urban population of mostly minority adults. Adult outpatients with a primary DSM-IV diagnosis of chronic PTSD received 1 week of single-blind placebo (N = 70). Those not rated as significantly improved were then randomly assigned to placebo (N = 27) or paroxetine (N = 25) for 10 weeks, with a flexible dosage… CONTINUE READING