13. Conclusion and Future Directions

  1. Joseph Zohar2,3
  1. Joseph Zohar

Published Online: 12 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119941125.ch13

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Current Science and Clinical Practice

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Current Science and Clinical Practice

How to Cite

Zohar, J. (2012) Conclusion and Future Directions, in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Current Science and Clinical Practice (ed J. Zohar), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119941125.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Psychiatry Department A, Division of Psychiatry, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel

  2. 3

    Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Author Information

  1. Psychiatry Department A, Division of Psychiatry, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 JUN 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470711255

Online ISBN: 9781119941125

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Keywords:

  • Future Directions, groundbreaking epidemiological and biological studies;
  • explorations, into the specific response to 5-HT (serotonin);
  • OCD, with PET, fMRI, and brain circuitry of OCD breakthrough;
  • the true OCD, a need for identification;
  • mixing OCD phenomenon with epiphenomena, and confusing signals;
  • integrative approach, on the practical therapeutic front;
  • deep TMS or DBS, in the clinical armamentarium, yet to be seen;
  • drawing the ‘big picture’ and choosing the right frame

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