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Is st john wort also effective for OCD or gad when compared to ssris like fluoxetine?

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Dr. Timothy Re
Clinical Psychology
5 doctors agree

In brief: No

In my experience st.
Johns wort hasn't helped any of my OCD clients although many have tried. I wish it would be but ive not seen it.

In brief: No

In my experience st.
Johns wort hasn't helped any of my OCD clients although many have tried. I wish it would be but ive not seen it.
Dr. Timothy Re
Dr. Timothy Re
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: OCD

My OCD patients have usually required high doses of SSRI's.
I would really recommend that you stick with pharmacological meds as I don't believe that you will get the response you are looking for from St John Wort.

In brief: OCD

My OCD patients have usually required high doses of SSRI's.
I would really recommend that you stick with pharmacological meds as I don't believe that you will get the response you are looking for from St John Wort.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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