Treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationTreatment of Pediatric Neurologic Disorders
PublisherCRC Press
Pages463-468
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9780849340888
ISBN (Print)0824726936, 9780824726935
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005

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  • Medicine(all)

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    Grados, M. (2005). Treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder. In Treatment of Pediatric Neurologic Disorders (pp. 463-468). CRC Press.