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Moderators and predictors of response to cognitive behaviour therapy for pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder: A systematic review

Turner, Cynthia; O'Gorman, Beth; Nair, Archana; O'Kearney, Richard


We report a systematic review of moderators of CBT efficacy for pediatric OCD relative to other treatments. CENTRAL, MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, and PsycINFO were searched for RCTs reporting on effect moderation for CBT outcomes. Five studies (N = 365) examined 17 variables with three significant moderators identified. Compared to pill-placebo, CBT monotherapy was not effective for children with a family history of OCD but was for those without a family history. For children with a family history,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018-03
Type: Journal article
Source: Psychiatry research
DOI: 10.1016/j.psychres.2017.12.034
Access Rights: Open Access


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