Pharmacotherapy in children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder

M. Grados, L. Scahill, M. A. Riddle

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This article examines the general principles of psychopharmacologic treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in children and adolescents. It includes a description of the currently approved medications for the treatment of children and adolescents with OCD, their side effect profiles, approaches to refractory OCD, and a discussion of drug interactions. Future directions for research are also considered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)617-634
Number of pages18
JournalChild and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America
Issue number3
StatePublished - 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Psychiatry and Mental health


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