Neuropsychological performance in children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder and influence of clinical variables.

@article{Andrs2007NeuropsychologicalPI,
  title={Neuropsychological performance in children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder and influence of clinical variables.},
  author={Susana Andr{\'e}s and Teresa Boget and Luisa L{\'a}zaro and Rafael Penad{\'e}s and {\`A}strid Morer and Manel Salamero and Josefina Castro-Fornieles},
  journal={Biological psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={61 8},
  pages={946-51}
}
BACKGROUND Several studies have found impairment in visual memory and visual organization in adults with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), but little is known about the neuropsychological profile of children and adolescents with this disorder. The influence of clinical variables such as age, severity of obsessive-compulsive symptomatology, depressive symptomatology, and pharmacological treatment on cognitive performance in these patients has not been thoroughly studied. METHODS A… CONTINUE READING