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ERIC Number: EJ828904
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Dec
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0890-8567
Recent NIMH Clinical Trials and Implications for Practice
Vitiello, Benedetto; Kratochvil, Christopher J.
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v47 n12 p1369-1374 Dec 2008
Optimal treatment of adolescent depression requires the use of antidepressants such as fluoxetine, and the addition of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) offers better potential. Second-step pharmacological treatment of the disorder offers a success rate of around 50%. Clinical trial for the use of sertraline and CBT in treating obsessive-compulsive disorder among children and adolescents is also discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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