OCD

Examining Whether Adjunctive Glutamatergic Medication Further Eases OCD Symptoms

Examining Whether Adjunctive Glutamatergic Medication Further Eases OCD Symptoms

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Researchers examined whether adjunctive gabapentin or memantine and standard treatment with a selective serotonin-reuptake inhibitor (SSRI) might lead to further improvements in patients with OCD.

FDA Permits Marketing of Brain Stimulation Device for OCD

FDA Permits Marketing of Brain Stimulation Device for OCD

A brain stimulation device to treat OCD has received approval for marketing by the US Food and Drug Administration.

Factors That Predict Treatment Outcomes, Remission in Pediatric OCD

Factors That Predict Treatment Outcomes, Remission in Pediatric OCD

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These results identify several predictive factors for remission in children with OCD and may be useful for clinicians in tailoring their treatment approach, although the impact of adjunctive d-cycloserine requires further investigation.

Predicting Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Pediatric OCD

Predicting Effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Pediatric OCD

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Family history of OCD and the presence of tics may be important considerations for initial choice of treatment.

OCD, Mental Disorder Risk Increase with Streptococcal Throat Infection

OCD, Mental Disorder Risk Increase with Streptococcal Throat Infection

The risk of any mental disorder was increased for individuals with a positive streptococcal test, especially for OCD and tic disorders

Anxiety, OCD, PTSD Benefit From CBT Plus Agonist

Anxiety, OCD, PTSD Benefit From CBT Plus Agonist

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DCS shows a small augmentation effect on exposure-based therapy.

Various Perinatal Factors Increase OCD Risk

Various Perinatal Factors Increase OCD Risk

Despite intense research efforts and recent advances in understanding the condition, the exact etiology of OCD remains largely undefined.

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