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

Abstract:

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 sero...

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Soomro, GM More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Rajagopal, S More by this author
Oakley-Browne, M More by this author
Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Issue:
1
Pages:
CD001765
Publication date:
2008
DOI:
EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:8c1c3a84-13e6-471c-8b50-149a7359a77c
Source identifiers:
317857
Local pid:
pubs:317857

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