n South African Journal of Psychiatry - Fluvoxamine in the treatment of trichotillomania, obsessive compulsive disorder and major depression - a case report

Volume 9, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1608-9685
  • E-ISSN: 2078-6786



Extracted from text ... 33 a r t i c l e s R Verster, MB ChB, DMH University of the Free State, Bloemfontein M Matjane, MB ChB, MMed (Psy) 3 Military Hospital, Bloemfontein Trichotillomania (TTM), an impulse control disorder, and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) have been studied as variants of the same spectrum of disorders.1, 2 Arguments for and against this have been published.3 Other common problems that OCD and TTM share are high co-morbidity rates with other disorders4-6 and the treatment resistance experienced when TTM occurs as a single entity or in conjunction with OCD.4, 7 Multiple treatment regimens for TTM ..

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