7. Paediatric OCD: Developmental Aspects and Treatment Considerations

  1. Joseph Zohar4,5
  1. Daniel A. Geller1,2,
  2. Alyssa L. Faro1,
  3. Ashley R. Brown1 and
  4. Hannah C. Levy3

Published Online: 12 JUN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119941125.ch7

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Current Science and Clinical Practice

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Current Science and Clinical Practice

How to Cite

Geller, D. A., Faro, A. L., Brown, A. R. and Levy, H. C. (2012) Paediatric OCD: Developmental Aspects and Treatment Considerations, in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Current Science and Clinical Practice (ed J. Zohar), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119941125.ch7

Editor Information

  1. 4

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

  2. 5

    Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

Author Information

  1. 1

    Clinical and Research Program in Pediatric Psychopharmacology, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA

  2. 2

    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

  3. 3

    Department of Psychology, Concordia University, Montreal, QC, Canada

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:

  • paediatric OCD, developmental and treatment considerations;
  • aetiological and clinical features, unique to paediatric OCD;
  • childhood-onset OCD, and complex gene–environment interactions;
  • tic- and ADHD-related OCD in youth;
  • non-genetic influences in OCD expression;
  • PANDAS, for children based on epidemiology of GABHS;
  • paediatric OCD, ‘Trauma’ and stress;
  • children with OCD, neuropsychological ‘endophenotype’;
  • paediatric OCD features, varying in adult phenotype;
  • CY–BOCS for paediatric OCD, multimodal with CBT

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Epidemiology

  • Aetiological considerations

  • Clinical features

  • Clinical assessment

  • Differential diagnosis

  • Treatment

  • Course and prognosis

  • Conclusions and future research

  • Acknowledgements

  • References