Clinical application of paroxetine for tapering benzodiazepine use in non‐major‐depressive outpatients visiting an internal medicine clinic

@article{Nakao2006ClinicalAO,
  title={Clinical application of paroxetine for tapering benzodiazepine use in non‐major‐depressive outpatients visiting an internal medicine clinic},
  author={M. Nakao and T. Takeuchi and K. Nomura and T. Teramoto and E. Yano},
  journal={Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences},
  year={2006},
  volume={60}
}
Abstract  Chronic benzodiazepine (BDZ) users often have difficulty with BDZ withdrawal. To examine clinical effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) on tapering BDZ use in non‐depressive patients, 97 outpatients with a history of BDZ use for at least 3 months were recruited at an internal medicine clinic of a university hospital. After the 4th edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM‐IV) clinical interviews for screening major depression, 66 outpatients (68… Expand
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