DOUBLE BLIND CONTROLLED STUDY OF ADDING FOLIC ACID TO FLUOXETINE IN THE TREATMENT OF OCD


Tural U. , Corapcioglu A., Bosgelmez S., Koroglu G., Unver H., Duman C., ...More

PSYCHIATRIA DANUBINA, vol.31, no.1, pp.69-77, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.24869/psyd.2019.69
  • Journal Name: PSYCHIATRIA DANUBINA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.69-77
  • Kocaeli University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Background: Folate is important for the synthesis of serotonin the neurotransmitter which plays a main role in OCD. We, therefore, explored the efficacy of folic acid as add on treatment to fluoxetine in a double blind study among patients with OCD.