Dopamine Pharmacological Agents in Resistant-OCD

Author(s): Stefano Pallanti, Giacomo Grassi, Iuliia Burian

Journal Name: Current Psychopharmacology

Volume 1 , Issue 1 , 2012

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Abstract:

The paper provides a brief summary of current preclinical and clinical evidences of dopaminergic system involvement in OCD pathophysiology. We also provide an overview of effectiveness and long-term safety of dopaminergic agents in the treatment of resistant OCD.

Keywords: OCD, resistant-OCD, antipsychotics augmentation, dopamine agents, ondansetron, endogenous, placebo-controlled, quetiapine, olanzapine, aripiprazole, Haloperidol, risperidone augmentation, Sydenham's chorea, amphetamine, cocaine

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VOLUME: 1
ISSUE: 1
Year: 2012
Page: [44 - 46]
Pages: 3
DOI: 10.2174/2211556011201010044

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