Treatment of social anxiety disorder with citalopram.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are used as treatment for generalized and specific social phobias (social anxiety disorders). The efficacy of citalopram, an SSRI, for the treatment of social anxiety disorders has not yet been fully evaluated. These cases suggest that citalopram may be an effective treatment for social anxiety disorder (social phobia). These cases are consistent with two other published reports with citalopram from outside the US. Randomized controlled studies are warranted.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Varia, IM; Cloutier, CA; Doraiswamy, PM

Published Date

  • January 2002

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 26 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 205 - 208

PubMed ID

  • 11853114

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0278-5846

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0278-5846(01)00236-6


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England