Preliminary Randomized Trial of Function-Based Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to Treat Obsessive Compulsive Behavior in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

@inproceedings{Vause2017PreliminaryRT,
  title={Preliminary Randomized Trial of Function-Based Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy to Treat Obsessive Compulsive Behavior in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder},
  author={Tricia Vause and Nicole M Neil and Heather Jaksic and Grazyna Jackiewicz and Maurice A. Feldman},
  year={2017}
}
  • Tricia Vause, Nicole M Neil, +2 authors Maurice A. Feldman
  • Published 2017
  • Psychology
  • Individuals with high functioning autism spectrum disorder (ASD) frequently experience obsessions and/or compulsions that are similar to those specified in Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (5th ed.; DSM-5) criteria for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). However, little research exists on effective interventions for OCD-like behaviors (referred to as OCBs) in ASD. In a preliminary randomized controlled trial (RCT; N = 14), a manualized function-based cognitive-behavior… CONTINUE READING

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