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Re: Do NRIs and Stimulants make OCD worse? linkadge

Posted by Skeletor on December 12, 2020, at 10:21:56

In reply to Re: Do NRIs and Stimulants make OCD worse?, posted by linkadge on November 30, 2020, at 17:08:50

> Not necessarily. There is some genetic link between OCD and ADHD. In recent genetic studies it was shown that there was some overlap in the genes for the two. I know that stimulants have sometimes been used successfully as adjuncts to SSRIs for OCD.
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> Of course could, but you'd have to try and see. I think the amphetamines would be (possibly) less likely to induce OCD as they have serotonergic mechanisms as well.
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> Linkadge

Okay, that is interesting. I've always thought that OCD is some form of anxiety disorder, but I suppose it depends on the study...

I have some slight OCDish tendencies and Nortriptyline at higher doses seems to make it worse...


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