Mirtazapine Treatment of Social Phobia in Women: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study

  title={Mirtazapine Treatment of Social Phobia in Women: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study},
  author={M. Muehlbacher and M. Nickel and C. Nickel and C. Kettler and C. Lahmann and F. P. Gil and P. Leiberich and N. Rother and E. Bachler and R. Fartacek and P. Kaplan and K. Tritt and F. Mitterlehner and Javaid Anvar and W. Rother and T. Loew and C. Egger},
  journal={Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology},
  • M. Muehlbacher, M. Nickel, +14 authors C. Egger
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology
  • Abstract: Social phobia is an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme fear and phobic avoidance of social and performance situations and by a relatively poor health-related quality of life. The goal of this study was to compare the efficacy of mirtazapine versus placebo in the treatment of patients with social phobia. In 2004, we conducted a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study of mirtazapine in 66 female subjects from the general population meeting the criteria for social… CONTINUE READING
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