Six of eight patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder had an exacerbation of symptoms when given m-chlorophenylpiperazine. Fenfluramine and placebo produced mild improvement. Six patients given intravenous clonidine experienced marked reduction in obsessions. Implications for serotonergic and noradrenergic hypotheses of obsessive-compulsive disorder are discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||American Journal of Psychiatry|
|State||Published - 1988|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Psychiatry and Mental health