Treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder

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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
Number of pages6
ISBN (Electronic)9780849340888
ISBN (Print)0824726936, 9780824726935
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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