Naloxone administration in obsessive-compulsive disorder: Report of two cases

T. R. Insel, D. Pickar

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Abstract

Two patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder experienced an exacerbation of chronic obsessional doubt after double-blind, placebo-controlled administration of naloxone. Endogenous opiates may be involved in the pathogenesis of this symptom.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1219-1220
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Psychiatry
Volume140
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Psychiatry and Mental health

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