Behavior Therapy and Serotonin Dysregulation
J Clin Psychiatry 1997;58(7):323-324 [letter]
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Letter to the Editor
Sir: In light of the current popularity of the serotonin hypothesis
of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), along with
the fact that behavior therapy effectively reduces obsessions
and compulsions and normalizes cerebral glucose metabolism
in OCD, Dr. Baer recently suggested that behavior therapy is a
form of endogenous serotonin therapy.