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OCD Evidenced Based Practices


Articles on Evidenced Based Practices for

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD):


Abramowitz, J.S., Whiteside, S.P. & Deacon, B.J. (2005) The Effectiveness of Treatment of Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Meta-Analysis. Behavior Therapy, 36, 55-63. DOI:

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Abramowitz, J.S., Taylor, S. & McKay, D. (2009) Obsessive-Compulsive disorder. Lancet 374, 491-499. Click to view article

Bagadia, A. & Drummond, L.M. (2009) Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder-Good Clinical Care. Foundations Years Journal, 2(9), 9-14. Click to view article


Barrett, P.M., Farrell, L., Pina, A.A., Peris, T.A. & Piacenti, J. (2008) Evidence-Based Psychosocial Treatments for Child and Adolescent Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 37(1). 131-155. DOI: 10.1080/15374410701817956 Click to view article


Bonchek, A. (2009) What's Broken with Cognitive Behavior Therapy Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and How to Fix It. American Journal of Psychotherapy, 63. Click to view article


Choi, Y-J (2009) Efficacy of treatments for patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder: A systematic review. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners 21, 207-213. doi:10.1111/j.1745-7599.2009.00408.x Click to view article


Clement, P.W. (2007) Story of "Hope": Successful Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Pragmatic Case Studies in Psychotherapy, 3(4), 1-36. Click to view article


Eddy, K.T., Dutra, L., Bradley, R. & Westen, D. (2004) A multidimensional meta-analysis of psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder. Clinical Psychology Review,24, 1011-1030. doi:10.1016/j.cpr.2004.08.004 Click to view article


Hettma, J.M., Neale, M.C. & Kendler, K.S. (2001) A Review and Meta-Analysis of the Genetic Epidemiology of Anxiety Disorders.  American Journal of Psychiatry, 158, 1568-1578. Click to view article


Hoffman, S.G. &  Smits, J.A.J. (2008) Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Adult Anxiety Disorders: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Placebo Controlled Trials. Journal of Clinical Psychiatry, 69(4), 621-632. Click to view article


Jonsson, H. & Hougaard, E. (2008) Group cognitive behavioural therapy for obsessive-compulsive disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 2009,1-9. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0447.2008.01270.x Click to view article


Lewin, A.B. & Piacentini, J. (2010) Evidence-Based Assessment of Child Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Recommendations for Clinical Practice and Treatment Research. Child Youth Care Forum, 39, 73-89. DOI 10.1007/s10566-009-9092-8 Click to view article


Ravindran, A.V. , da Silva, T.L., Ravindran, L. N., Richter, M.A., & Rector, N.A. (2009) Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders: A Review of the Evidence-Based Treatments. The Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 54(5), 331-343. Click to view article


Rosa-Alcazar, A.I., Sanchez-Meca, J., Gomez-Conesa, A. & Marin-Martinez, F. (2008) Psychological treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder: A meta-analysis. Clinical Psychology Review, 28, 1310-1325. Click to view article


Schruers, K., Koning, K., Luermans, J. Haack, M.J. & Griez, E. (2005) Obsessive-compulsive disorder: a critical review of therapeutic perspectives. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, 111, 261-271. DOI: 10.1111/j.1600-0447.2004.00502.x Click to view article


Taylor, C. (2009) Obsessive-compulsive disorder. InnovAiT, 2(6) 358 - 36. doi:10.1093/innovait/inp058 Click to view article