Clinical and treatment comparisons between adults with early- and late-onset obsessive-compulsive disorder.

@article{Lomax2009ClinicalAT,
  title={Clinical and treatment comparisons between adults with early- and late-onset obsessive-compulsive disorder.},
  author={Claire L Lomax and Victoria B Oldfield and Paul Martin Salkovskis},
  journal={Behaviour research and therapy},
  year={2009},
  volume={47 2},
  pages={99-104}
}
It is often suggested that early onset of disorders leads to higher severity and greater treatment refractoriness. Previous research has investigated whether there are clinical and demographic differences between groups of individuals who have experienced onset of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) at an early or later age. Results suggest that individuals who report an early onset (EO) of the disorder report greater severity and persistence of symptoms. However, few studies have investigated… CONTINUE READING
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