Pharmacotherapy of OCD: Interview

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

Pharmacotherapy of treatment-resistant OCD

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