Prazosin in the Treatment of PTSD

  title={Prazosin in the Treatment of PTSD},
  author={B. Green},
  journal={Journal of Psychiatric Practice},
  • B. Green
  • Published 2014
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Psychiatric Practice
  • Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) often follows a chronic course, and the disorder is resistant to treatment with antidepressants and cognitive-behavioral therapy in a proportion of patients. Prazosin, an a1-adrenoceptor blocker, has shown some promise in treating chronic PTSD. A review of this literature was conducted via a search of MEDLINE and SUMMON, using keywords such as PTSD, prazosin, treatment, and resistance. At least 10 clinical studies of prazosin in the treatment of PTSD… CONTINUE READING
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