Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, and serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors for #anxiety, #obsessive-compulsive, and #stress disorders: A 3-level network meta-analysis

Anxiety, obsessive-compulsive, and stress-related disorders frequently co-occur, and patients often present symptoms of several domains. Treatment involves the use of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors (SNRIs), but data on comparative efficacy and acceptability are lacking. We aimed to compare the efficacy of SSRIs, SNRIs, and placebo in multiple symptom …

Continue reading Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors, and serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitors for #anxiety, #obsessive-compulsive, and #stress disorders: A 3-level network meta-analysis

Increased #Risk of Stroke in Patients With #Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Nationwide Longitudinal Study

Patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) tend to be comorbid with stroke-related risk factors, including obesity, hypertension, and diabetes. However, the temporal association between OCD and subsequent stroke risk is unclear. Methods:Using data collected between 2001 and 2010 by Taiwan’s National Health Insurance Research Database, 28 064 adult patients with OCD (International Classification of Diseases, Ninth …

Continue reading Increased #Risk of Stroke in Patients With #Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Nationwide Longitudinal Study