Future Pharmacotherapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: 5-HT2 Agonists and Beyond

Pedro L. Delgado

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This chapter contains sections titled: Introduction Antidepressant or Antiobsessional? Clomipramine (CMI) Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (SSRIs) Drug Dosage Side Effects of Antiobsessional Medications Onset of Treatment Response Long-term Approach Special Conditions Treatment-resistant OCD Summary References This chapter also contains the following commentaries: Pharmacotherapy of Obsessive-compulsive Disorder: Accomplishment, Unanswered Questions and New Directions. Authored by Teresa A. Pigott Beyond Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors: Do We Have Our Second Wind? Authored by Christopher J. McDougle Future Pharmacotherapy for Obsessive-compulsive Disorder: 5-HT2 Agonists and Beyond. Authored by Pedro L. Delgado Comments on the Pharmacological Treatment of Obsessive-compulsive Disorder. Authored by Matig R. Mavissakalian The Expanding Obsessive-compulsive Disorder Evidence Base. Authored by Lorrin M. Koran The Heterogeneity of Obsessive-compulsive Disorder and Its Implications for Treatment. Authored by Laura Bellodi Pharmacotherapy of Obsessive-compulsive Disorder: Questions for the Next Decade. Authored by Mihaly Arato Recent Progress and Open Issues in the Pharmacological Approach to Obsessive-compulsive Disorder. Authored by José A. Yaryura-Tobias Treatment and Neurobiology of Obsessive-compulsive Disorder. Authored by Johan A. den Boer Obsessive-compulsive Disorder: Pharmacological Decision. Authored by Jambur Ananth Serotonergic Antidepressants in Obsessive-compulsive Personality Disorder. Authored by M. Ansseau Drug Treatment of Obsessive-compulsive Disorder: Dark Past, Bright Present, but Glowing Future. Authored by Pierre Blier

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationObsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
Number of pages3
ISBN (Electronic)9780470861653
ISBN (Print)9780470849668
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychology(all)


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