Impulsivity and serotonergic function in compulsive personality disorder.

@article{Stein1996ImpulsivityAS,
  title={Impulsivity and serotonergic function in compulsive personality disorder.},
  author={D. J. Stein and Robert Trestman and Vivian Mitropoulou and Emil F. Coccaro and Nicholas Bakalar and Larry J. Siever},
  journal={The Journal of neuropsychiatry and clinical neurosciences},
  year={1996},
  volume={8 4},
  pages={
          393-8
        }
}
This study compared serotonergic function, as assessed by prolactin response to fenfluramine, in males with compulsive personality disorder, males with noncompulsive personality disorders, and normal control subjects. The two patient groups did not differ in age, depression status, suicide history, or comorbid borderline personality disorder. However, compulsive personality disorder patients had significantly greater impulsive aggressive scores than the noncompulsive patients and significantly… CONTINUE READING
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