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Children with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Are Prime Targets for Bullies
In Peer Victimization in Children With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Relations With Symptoms of Psychopathology, published in the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, vol. 35, No. 3, researchers find that children with OCD are almost three...
Human Genome Scan Uncovers Areas Associated with OCD
Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have identified six areas of the human genome believed to lead to susceptibility for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). In an analysis of DNA from 1,008 individuals from 219 families with two or more obsessive-co...
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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Effective for Children with OCD
A review published in the October 18, 2006 edition of The Cochrane Library shows cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to be equally successful a treatment as medication for children and adolescents with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Analyzing four clin...
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Paxil Shown to Treat Compulsive Hoarding
A University of California, San Diego study shows that paroxetine (marketed as Paxil) is effective in treating compulsive hoarding syndrome. Studying 79 patients with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), 32 of whom also had compulsive hoarding syndrome, re...
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PsychBriefs: January 13-19, 2008
Our weekly wrap-up of news, interesting research, and noteworthy happenings in the worlds of psychiatry, psychology, and social work.
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