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Case report

Effective Citalopram treatment of anxiety disorder in patient with the Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease

DOROTA ŁOJKO1, ALEKSANDRA SUWALSKA1, Janusz Rybakowski1
1. Klinika Psychiatrii Dorosłych Akademii Medycznej w Poznaniu
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii 2005; 14 (supl. 1/20): 45-106
Keywords: anxiety disorder, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease, citalopram

Abstract

Objective. A case is presented of anxiety disorder effectively treated with citalopram, in the course of the Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease.

Case. In a patient with the Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease and family history of mental disorders the onset of anxiety disorder was noted as fear of urinary incontinence, associated with agoraphobia.

Commentary. Citalopram treatment supplemented with psychoeducation turned out to be efficient and well-tolerated.

Address for correspondence:
Adres: Dr Dorota Łojko, Klinika Psychiatrii Dorosłych, ul. Szpitalna 27/33, 60-572 Poznań, e-mail: d_lojko@icpnet.pl