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Thread: CBT vs Risperidone for Treatment-Resistant OCD

  1. #1
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    Apr 2005
    Ottawa, Canada

    Default CBT vs Risperidone for Treatment-Resistant OCD

    Augmentation With Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Has Superior Efficacy to Augmentation With Risperidone for Treating Adults With Treatment-Resistant OCD
    Medscape Medical News
    Evid Based Ment Health. 2014;17(2):58-59.
    July 1, 2014


    This first large-scale (100 patients) comparison of the two augmentation strategies yielded far superior efficacy in symptom reduction, remission and other metrics for EX/RP than for risperidone.

    Risperidone was only slightly (but not significantly) more effective than placebo.

    Adverse effects of 12-week SRI treatment were also observed in overall 37% of patients at baseline, which is more than expected.
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    Paradise, NL

    Default Re: CBT vs Risperidone for Treatment-Resistant OCD

    Interesting results!


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