A pilot study of phenelzine in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder

Davidson, Jonathan; Ingram Walker, J.; Kilts, Clinton; Davidson, J; Walker, J I; Kilts, C
February 1987
British Journal of Psychiatry;Feb87, Vol. 150, p252
Academic Journal
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The article presents the results of a study of phenelzine in the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in 11 veterans of World War II or Vietnam. The study aims to extend the earlier reports and to utilize quantitative measures of drug effect. A description of the experimental setup and measurement method is given. It presents a chart showing the degree of observed and self-rated improvement at weeks 2, 4 and 6. The study's results showed promising effects of phenelzine in the treatment of PTSD.


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