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Rapid Responses of High-Dose Combined Therapy of Escitalopram and Aripiprazole in a Case of Severe Obsessive Compulsive Disorder With Delusion
Yi-Cheng Hou, M.Sc.; Chien-Han Lai, M.D.
The Journal of Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences 2014;26:E44-E45. doi:10.1176/appi.neuropsych.13050103
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The authors report no financial relationships with commercial interests.

Dept. of Nutrition, Taipei Tzu Chi Hospital, Buddhist Tzu Chi Medical Foundation, New Taipei City, Taiwan, ROC

Dept. of Psychiatry, Cheng Hsin General Hospital, Taipei City, Taiwan, ROC
Dept. of Biomedical Imaging and Radiological Sciences, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC

Send correspondence to Dr. Lai; e-mail: stephenlai99@gmail.com

Copyright © 2014 by the American Psychiatric Association


To the Editor: The standard treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) usually means antidepressants.1 A low dose of antipsychotic can be an option of augmentation therapy for treatment-resistant OCD. We want share the experience of a severe OCD patient with delusion, who had rapid response after combination of high-dose escitalopram and aripiprazole for 2 weeks.

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