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Safety of Amobarbital
J Clin Psychiatry 1997;58:175 [letter]
Copyright 1997 Physicians Postgraduate Press, Inc.
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Letter to the Editor
Sir: I agree with Dr. Marcum’s conclusion that sedative interviews
are of questionable value in recovering repressed affects
and memories. In fact, prior placebo-controlled studies
have shown that intravenous sedatives have minimal value in
the anamnesis of the neurotic patient. By comparison, the superiority
of a sedative versus placebo in a medication-facilitated
interview has been demonstrated in catatonia.