Objective: To research the effectiveness of combined therapy of sertraline and risperidone in treating patient with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
Method: By analyzing the pathological mechanism of OCD, this paper employed combined therapy of sertraline and risperidone to treat OCD patient, and explored the clinical effect of the combined therapy.
Results: After combined therapy treatment, OCD symptoms were significantly improved. Compared with traditional therapies, the combined therapy is of more significant effect. Common adverse reactions of drug therapy mainly include intestinal discomfort, headache, insomnia, lack of strength and anxiety.
Conclusion: The combined therapy of sertraline and risperidone has advantages including sound efficacy, instant effect, high safety, and insignificant adverse reaction, which should be widely promoted.
Keywords: OCD Patient, Sertraline, Risperidone, Therapy
*Authors Contribution: The first two authors (Suping Yue and Hanwen Jiang) contributed equally to this work.
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