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Letters To The Editor

Gabapentin and Tiagabine for Social Anxiety: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Crossover Study of 8 Adults

Maria R. Urbano, MD; David R. Spiegel, MD; Nena Laguerta, MD; Catherine J. Shrader, BS; Daniel F. Rowe, BS; and Liana F. Hategan, MD

Published: June 17, 2009

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Sir: Social anxiety disorder is characterized by fear andavoidance of social situations in which patients may feelscrutinized and considered foolish by others.1 Social anxietydisorder can significantly impair educational, social, occupational,and physical functioning.2

Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors have been thefirst line of treatment, but only a modest remission rate hasbeen noted.2

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