First-line treatments of OCD often fail. This means that for some patients, a single SSRI at optimal doses is not enough to achieve remission.
In this new Psychopharmacology Institute podcast, Dr. Guzman interviews expert psychiatrist Dr. David Veale on treatment resistant-OCD. It’s interesting to learn about the role of clomipramine in the treatment algorithm.
- Practical definition of treatment-resistant OCD
- Stepped-approach to pharmacotherapy
- Efficacy of second-generation antipsychotics as augmentation strategy
- When to use them
- Other treatment options