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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive) Summary

Description: An anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent, persistent obsessions or compulsions. Obsessions are the intrusive ideas, thoughts, or images that are experienced as senseless or repugnant. Compulsions are repetitive and seemingly purposeful behavior which the individual generally recognizes as senseless and from which the individual does not derive pleasure although it may provide a release from tension.

Also Known As: Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive; Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders; Anankastic Personality; Anankastic Personalities; Disorders, Obsessive-Compulsive Show All >>

Networked: 2568 relevant articles (323 outcomes, 526 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors (Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) : 61 outcomes 59 studies in 266 results : IBA
  2. Serotonin (5 Hydroxytryptamine) : 56 outcomes 72 studies in 345 results : IBA
  3. Clomipramine (Anafranil) : 48 outcomes 77 studies in 232 results : FDA 9 Generic
  4. Fluvoxamine (Luvox) : 26 outcomes 36 studies in 115 results : FDA 18 Generic
  5. Fluoxetine (Prozac) : 22 outcomes 33 studies in 150 results : FDA 51 Generic
  6. Sertraline (Zoloft) : 17 outcomes 22 studies in 86 results : FDA 32 Generic
  7. Antidepressive Agents (Antidepressants) : 17 outcomes 11 studies in 83 results : IBA
  8. Paroxetine (Paxil) : 11 outcomes 17 studies in 77 results : FDA 17 Generic
  9. Antipsychotic Agents (Antipsychotics) : 11 outcomes 9 studies in 55 results : IBA
  10. Citalopram (Escitalopram) : 10 outcomes 24 studies in 70 results : FDA 4
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Diseases Related to Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

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  2. Anxiety Disorders (Anxiety Disorder)
  3. Parkinson Disease (Parkinson's Disease)
  4. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders (PTSD)
  5. Phobic Disorders (Phobia)
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Key Therapies for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

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  1. Deep Brain Stimulation : 30 outcomes 12 studies in 175 results
  2. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 19 outcomes 22 studies in 156 results
  3. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 2 outcomes 3 studies in 27 results
  4. Therapeutics : 2 outcomes in 5 results
  5. Psychosurgery (Lobotomy) : 1 outcome 1 study in 24 results
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