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Novel treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and OCD-related disorders using GVG

United States Patent Application

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The present invention relates to the use of gamma vinyl-GABA (GVG) and other GABAergic agents to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and OCD-related disorders, and to reduce or eliminate behaviors associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and OCD-related disorders.
Dewey, Stephen L. (Manorville, NY), Brodie, Jonathan D. (Cos Cob, CT), Ashby, Charles R. JR. (Miller Place, NY)
Brookhaven Science Associates LLC
10/ 175,576
June 20, 2002
[0001] This invention was made with Government support under contract number DE-AC02-98CH10886, awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.