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21 September 2011

Talk therapy may ease OCD in kids

Adding talk therapy to medication helps some kids and teens with obsessive-compulsive disorder, according to a new study.

Adding talk therapy to medication helps some kids and teens with obsessive-compulsive disorder, according to a new study.

The new findings show that, "If you try medications and you don't get the benefits that you would like, if you can find quality cognitive behavioural therapy it should make a big difference," Piacentini, who was not involved in the study, told Reuters Health.

1 in 100 kids has OCD

 
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