Cerebral glucose metabolism in childhood-onset obsessive-compulsive disorder. Revisualization during pharmacotherapy.

@article{Swedo1992CerebralGM,
  title={Cerebral glucose metabolism in childhood-onset obsessive-compulsive disorder. Revisualization during pharmacotherapy.},
  author={Susan E. Swedo and Pietro Pietrini and Henrietta L. Leonard and Mark B. Schapiro and David C Rettew and E L Goldberger and Stanley I. Rapoport and Judith L. Rapoport and Cheryl L. Grady},
  journal={Archives of general psychiatry},
  year={1992},
  volume={49 9},
  pages={690-4}
}
To investigate the effects of drug treatment in childhood-onset obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), we repeated positron emission tomographic scans in 13 adults with OCD (eight taking clomipramine, two taking fluoxetine, and three taking no drug) after at least 1 year of pharmacotherapy. As a group, the patients had a significant improvement on all OCD and… CONTINUE READING