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Selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs) versus placebo for obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).

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BACKGROUND: Obsessive compulsive disorder is a common and disabling disorder. A significant proportion of patients manifest a chronic course. Individual randomised controlled trials (RCTs) have shown that selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are effective in this condition. Previous systematic reviews or meta-analyses summarising the evidence are methodologically problematic or limited in the scope of their analysis. OBJECTIVES: To examine the efficacy and adverse effects of serot...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online)
Issue:
1
Publication date:
2008-01-01
EISSN:
1469-493X
Source identifiers:
317876
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:317876
UUID:
uuid:5323e8a4-c18c-492b-b67f-3a3cbea25507
Local pid:
pubs:317876
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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