Navigation Links
Young children with OCD benefit from family-based treatment
Date:5/15/2008

domly assigned to CBT and 48 percent were assigned to RT. Overall, 74 percent of patients completed all 14 weeks of treatment.

The CBT program was found to be significantly more effective than RT in decreasing OCD symptoms and, most importantly, helping a large number of children achieve clinical remission. Specifically, 69 percent of the children who completed all 14 weeks of CBT treatment achieved remission compared to 20 percent who fully completed the RT program. Even those children who started, but did not complete, the CBT program did well, with 50 percent achieving clinical remission

An important takeaway from this study is that children in this age range can actively participate in and benefit from CBT that is appropriately tailored to their cognitive developmental level, Freeman says. And from a research perspective, these findings are particularly promising because they demonstrate that its possible to recruit, treat and collect data about young children with OCD.

The family-based CBT method modeled in the study draws on successful approaches used with older children but also contains innovative elements that have been specifically tailored to children ages 5 to 8, with special attention paid to the childs cognitive and developmental level and awareness of a childs involvement in and dependence on a family system.

Freeman points out that there are a number of reasons why younger children experiencing OCD require this kind of tailored approach. Developmentally, younger children generally have less sophisticated emotion awareness and expression skills than older children. Also, younger children rely on parents for guidance and direction more so than older children and parents may be more likely to inadvertently reinforce or even actively accommodate a young childs rituals, she says.

Based on the studys findings, Freeman and colleagues offer the following clinical considerations and recommendations:


    '/>"/>


Contact: Jessica Collins Grimes
jgrimes2@lifespan.org
401-432-1328
Lifespan
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. Air pollution linked to cardiovascular risk indices in healthy young adults
2. Urban Smog Tough on Young Adults Hearts
3. Male deer are born to live fast, die young
4. Bipolar Diagnoses in Younger People Show Huge Increase
5. HealthInsuranceFinders.com Launches Video Contest for Young Directors
6. Nuclear medicine approach can be first choice for excluding pulmonary embolism in young women
7. New HIV diagnoses rising in New York City among young men who have sex with men
8. Especially Yours and Paula Young Team up with Diahann Carroll and Jaclyn Smith in the Fight Against Breast Cancer
9. Office-Based Medical Treatment and Internet Resources Are Potential Solution to Rising Painkiller Misuse Among Teens, Young Adults
10. Young Children Thrive on 30,000 Words a Day
11. Young Twin Cities Boy Shows There is Life After Cancer
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/1/2014)... 2014 Liver is the largest organ inside ... helps the body in barring itself from poisons, helps in ... Liver also plays many important functions such as protein production, ... , Many illnesses can affect the liver, an organ the ... on the right side of the abdomen, reducing its capabilities ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... Los Angeles (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 ... fluctuations. These hormonal daily changes begin as early ... most of their lives negotiating the ups and downs ... skinny or thin or even healthy sizes seems to ... daily. As a woman in her 40's begin ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... Permanent atrial fibrillation (AF) doubles the risk of stroke ... than 6 000 patients presented at ESC Congress today ... that a simple clinical assessment of the type of ... , Ischaemic stroke is the second cause of death ... and many more disabled patients each year. Annual direct ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... Bioinformatics refers to an interdisciplinary ... and genetic data. A major part of this ... tools to generate and process useful biological data. ... computation. While bioinformatics simply makes use of computers ... related concepts, biological computation refers to the subfield ...
(Date:9/1/2014)... Top10BestSEOHosting.com has recently compared many ... suppliers carefully, Top10BestSEOHosting.com is here to announce that ... hosting suppliers in 2014. , JustHost ( http://www.justhost.com/track/seohosts ... top-of-the-line shared hosting plan. The company’s approach to ... is affordable, accessible and powerful enough for anyone ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Global Liver Diseases and Therapies Market- The Key Basics by Transparency Market Research 2Health News:Global Liver Diseases and Therapies Market- The Key Basics by Transparency Market Research 3Health News:Female Hormonal Imbalances - Can’t Seem to Shed Those Extra Pounds? Discussion with Medical Expert Dr. Clairborne on Dr. Carol Francis Talk Radio Today 2Health News:Female Hormonal Imbalances - Can’t Seem to Shed Those Extra Pounds? Discussion with Medical Expert Dr. Clairborne on Dr. Carol Francis Talk Radio Today 3Health News:Permanent AF doubles risk of stroke compared to paroxysmal AF 2Health News:Bioinformatics Market: A fusion of Computers and Biological Data 2Health News:Bioinformatics Market: A fusion of Computers and Biological Data 3Health News:Bioinformatics Market: A fusion of Computers and Biological Data 4Health News:Why Top10BestSEOHosting.com Calls Them Great Web Hosting Suppliers 2
... , ... Leading Online Survey Software Continues To Delight Users , ... Braintree, MA (PRWEB) March 11, ... were overwhelming satisfied with the Key Survey experience and the company’s customer-centric support ...
... Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation (TCRHCC) has contracted with Stockell Healthcare Systems, Inc., for ... TCRHCC and Stockell are actively pursuing an anticipated go-live on the core modules of InsightCS™ in ... ... , , ...
... , ... Academy Awards Ceremony Reminded Everyone of the Importance of One Simple Thing: Good Posture. ... (PRWEB) March ... the poor posture of some presenters than on the Vera Wang dresses or breakout ...
... Easy-to-use online service ... a personal health record, and private care community., , ... Orinda, CA (PRWEB) March 11, 2010 -- RememberItNow! LLC ... by sending reminders to their cell phone. RememberItNow! also makes it simple to maintain a ...
... ... for Over 25 Years , ... Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) March 10, 2010 -- Allegheny Medical Integrated Health Services ... cost effective health care since 1984. Today, Allegheny Medical remains committed to providing expert ...
... ... school sophomore Kevin Vernimb has spent the last three years fundraising to ... United Nations Foundation’s Nothing But Nets—a global, grassroots campaign to prevent malaria ... date, Vernimb has raised more than $14,000 and plans to raise $50,000 ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:WorldAPP Maintains Impressive 95 Percent Customer Satisfaction Rate 2Health News:Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation Selects Stockell Healthcare to Deploy Patient Access and Revenue Cycle Management Solution 2Health News:Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation Selects Stockell Healthcare to Deploy Patient Access and Revenue Cycle Management Solution 3Health News:Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation Selects Stockell Healthcare to Deploy Patient Access and Revenue Cycle Management Solution 4Health News:Slouching Stars at the Oscars: Could the PostureNOW Posture Brace Have Helped Miley? 2Health News:RememberItNow! Launches Mobile Medication Reminder and eHealth Service 2Health News:RememberItNow! Launches Mobile Medication Reminder and eHealth Service 3Health News:RememberItNow! Launches Mobile Medication Reminder and eHealth Service 4Health News:Allegheny Medical Integrated Health Services Offers Complimentary Consultations for Sufferers of Chronic Back Pain 2Health News:Allegheny Medical Integrated Health Services Offers Complimentary Consultations for Sufferers of Chronic Back Pain 3Health News:High School Student's College Prerequisite: Save Five Thousand Lives in Africa. Teen Supports Nothing But Nets in Malaria Fight 2Health News:High School Student's College Prerequisite: Save Five Thousand Lives in Africa. Teen Supports Nothing But Nets in Malaria Fight 3
(Date:8/29/2014)... /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Market Research Report on Global and ... professional and in-depth market survey on Global ... report firstly reviews the basic information of X-Ray ... technology. The report then explores global and China,s ... product specification, capacity, Production value, and market share ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... , Aug. 29, 2014 Pomerantz LLP ... S.A. ("EDAP" or the "Company") (NASDAQ: EDAP ) ... in United States District Court, Southern District of ... is on behalf of a class consisting of all ... 1, 2013 and July 30, 2014, inclusive (the "Class ...
(Date:8/29/2014)... JORDAN, Utah , Aug. 29, 2014  BC ... Solutions, has acquired Polaris Medical Imaging, a leader in ... scanners. This strategic acquisition allows BC Technical to continue ... capabilities, specifically within MR and CT modalities. ... cost service," said Mark Alvarez , president and ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:X-Ray Crystallography Scanner Industry For Global and Chinese Market Forecast to 2019 2X-Ray Crystallography Scanner Industry For Global and Chinese Market Forecast to 2019 3X-Ray Crystallography Scanner Industry For Global and Chinese Market Forecast to 2019 4X-Ray Crystallography Scanner Industry For Global and Chinese Market Forecast to 2019 5SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action against EDAP TMS S.A. and Certain Officers - EDAP 2SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Announces the Filing of a Class Action against EDAP TMS S.A. and Certain Officers - EDAP 3BC Technical Acquires Polaris Medical Imaging 2
... Statistically Significant Improvements in Function in Spinal Cord,Injury ... 03, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sangamo,BioSciences, Inc. announced today ... program in nerve regeneration at,the Fourteenth Annual Conference ... The data generated, in a model of spinal ...
... MENLO PARK, Calif., May 07, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ ... dosing,of paclitaxel, Conor Medsystems, LLC has concluded ... Antiproliferative for Restenosis),trial, the pivotal study for ... to meet its primary,endpoint. The trial did ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Sangamo BioSciences Announces Presentation of ZFP Therapeutic Data,From Nerve Regeneration Program at American Society for Neural,Therapy and Repair Meeting 2Sangamo BioSciences Announces Presentation of ZFP Therapeutic Data,From Nerve Regeneration Program at American Society for Neural,Therapy and Repair Meeting 3Sangamo BioSciences Announces Presentation of ZFP Therapeutic Data,From Nerve Regeneration Program at American Society for Neural,Therapy and Repair Meeting 4Conor Medsystems, LLC Reports COSTAR II Pivotal Drug-Eluting Stent,Trial Conclusions 2Conor Medsystems, LLC Reports COSTAR II Pivotal Drug-Eluting Stent,Trial Conclusions 3Conor Medsystems, LLC Reports COSTAR II Pivotal Drug-Eluting Stent,Trial Conclusions 4
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... Laboratories is a national reference laboratory and ... and development. ARUP offers an extensive test ... tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned ... clients include more than half of the ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference laboratory ... research and development. ARUP offers an extensive ... medical tests in clinical and anatomic pathology. ... Laboratories' clients include more than half of ...
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
Medicine Products: