Serotonin Specific Reuptake Inhibitors

Research Update

Long-Term Treatment Response in Pediatric OCD

Topics: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy | Obsessive Compulsive Disorder | Serotonin Specific Reuptake Inhibitors

REVIEW OF: Melin K et al, J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2020;59(2):244–253 OCD affects 1%–4% of children and adolescents and can be chronically debilitating in 40%–60% of cases. The well-known Pediatric OCD Treatment Study (POTS) published in 2004 showed that CBT and sertraline had comparable benefits over 12 weeks of treatment; however

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