Long-term outcomes of obsessive-compulsive disorder: follow-up of 142 children and adolescents.

  title={Long-term outcomes of obsessive-compulsive disorder: follow-up of 142 children and adolescents.},
  author={Nadia Micali and Isobel Heyman and Marisol P{\'e}rez and Krissy Hilton and Eriko Nakatani and Cynthia Turner and D Mataix-Cols},
  journal={The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science},
  volume={197 2},
BACKGROUND Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) often starts in childhood and adolescence and can be a chronic disorder with high persistence rates. There are few prospective long-term follow-up studies. AIMS To follow up young people with OCD to clarify persistence rates and relevant predictors, presence of other psychiatric disorders, functional impairment, service utilisation and perceived treatment needs. METHOD All young people with OCD assessed over 9 years at the National and… CONTINUE READING
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