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Letter to the Editor

Risperidone for the Treatment of Monosymptomatic Hypochondriacal Psychosis

Mesut Cetin, Servet Ebrinc, Mehmet Yucel Agargun, and Suat Yigt

Published: August 1, 1999

Article Abstract

Letter to the Editor

Sir: Risperidone is a novel antipsychotic agent that blocks the dopamine (e.g., D2) as well as the serotonin (e.g., 5-HT2) families of receptors. We report a case of monosymptomatic hypochondriacal psychosis that responded to risperidone.

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