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Benefits of cognitive-behavioural therapy for children and youth with obsessive-compulsive disorder: re-examination of the evidence

O'Kearney, Richard


The aim of the present paper was to critically examine evidence about the benefits of cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) for pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) from controlled and single group studies, including its benefits relative to medication are critically reviewed. Selected studies were categorized by study type and by risk of bias classification. Standardized mean differences (Hedges' g or Cohen d) and, where appropriate, weighted mean difference (WMD) were calculated. All...[Show more]

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Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry
DOI: 10.1080/00048670601172707


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