Non-Antidepressant Pharmacological Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A Comprehensive Review.

@article{AbdelAhad2015NonAntidepressantPT,
  title={Non-Antidepressant Pharmacological Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A Comprehensive Review.},
  author={Pierre Abdel-Ahad and François Kazour},
  journal={Current clinical pharmacology},
  year={2015},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={97-111}
}
INTRODUCTION Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is associated with significant morbidity and dysfunction. First-line OCD treatments - serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SRIs), cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and their combination - though widely used, are not sufficient in treating resistant cases. This eventually raises the need for finding novel strategies, whether by adding-on drugs or switching to a different psychopharmacological class. The aim of this paper is to present a comprehensive… CONTINUE READING
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