Rachel Z Ritvo

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These practice parameters describe the assessment and treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder based on a detailed literature review and expert consultation. Obsessive compulsive disorder is a disorder of heterogeneous origin characterized by intrusive thoughts or compulsive urges or behaviors that are distressing, time-consuming, or functionally(More)
This Practice Parameter describes the principles of psychodynamic psychotherapy with children and is based on clinical consensus and available research evidence. It presents guidelines for the practice of child psychodynamic psychotherapy, including indications and contraindications, the setting, verbal and interactive (play) techniques, work with the(More)
The incidence and character of the bacteremia associated with elective suction abortion was investigated in volunteer subjects aged 19 to 35 years who were to undergo first trimester abortion by suction curettage. One hundred and forty-four blood cultures were obtained from thirteen pregnant and four non-pregnant (control) subjects matched for age.(More)
This issue ofChild and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America is the second in a pair of volumes devoted to providing a view of psychodynamic psychotherapy as it is currently practiced. A century has passed since psychodynamic psychotherapy with children made its debut in the case of “Little Hans,” in which the horse phobia of a 5-year-old boy was(More)
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