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Royersford, PA
A 39-year-old female asked:

Been on zoloft 200mg for 4 weeks for thought ocd. resurgence of anxiety and ocd. gp recommended either prozac, effexor (venlafaxine) or hold on zoloft? advice?

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Dr. Sheldon Kaplan
Clinical Psychology 49 years experience
OCD Options: meds are important for the treatment of OCD. It might be beneficial to see a psychiatrist expert in the treatment of anxiety disorders. More importantly, treatment of OCD (if that is the correct diagnosis) responds well to Exposure/Response Prevention procedures. Check with your local psychological association for names of licensed psychologists trained in the use of these methods.
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