Reduced short-term obsessive-compulsive symptoms in schizophrenic patients treated with risperidone: a single-blind prospective study


VEZNEDAROGLU B. , ERCAN E. S. , Kayahan B. , VARAN A., BAYRAKTAR E.

HUMAN PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL, vol.18, no.8, pp.635-640, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 18 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/hup.536
  • Title of Journal : HUMAN PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY-CLINICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.635-640

Abstract

Background Risperidone is a widely used agent as first-line treatment in schizophrenia with a favorable side-effect profile. However, a number of case reports have suggested an increase in obsessive-compulsive symptoms in patients treated with risperidone.