Efficacy of low and higher dose extended-release venlafaxine in generalized social anxiety disorder: a 6-month randomized controlled trial

  title={Efficacy of low and higher dose extended-release venlafaxine in generalized social anxiety disorder: a 6-month randomized controlled trial},
  author={M. Stein and M. Pollack and A. Bystritsky and J. Kelsey and R. Mangano},
  • M. Stein, M. Pollack, +2 authors R. Mangano
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Psychopharmacology
  • RationaleThere is a need for new pharmacological treatments for generalized social anxiety disorder (GSAD), which is a common, often disabling condition.ObjectiveTo compare the efficacy and safety over 6 months duration of two dose ranges of venlafaxine extended-release (ER) with placebo in patients with GSAD.MethodTwenty-eight-week, double-blind, multi-center study in 386 adult outpatients with DSM-IV GSAD. Patients were randomized to placebo, venlafaxine ER fixed low dose (75 mg/day), or… CONTINUE READING
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