Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a condition with frequent onset in childhood. Neurobiological research shows that OCD is a brain-based condition with neuropsychiatric correlates. Interventions include illness education of the family, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and use of pharmacologic strategies. Prognosis can be favorable with early, directed intervention.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Treatment of Pediatric Neurologic Disorders|
|Number of pages||6|
|ISBN (Print)||0824726936, 9780824726935|
|State||Published - Jan 1 2005|
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