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Little Doubt That CBT Works for Pediatric OCD

Storch, Eric A. ; Peris, Tara S. ; De Nadai, Alessandro ; Piacentini, John ; Bloch, Michael ; Cervin, Matti LU ; McGuire, Joseph ; Farrell, Lara J. ; McCracken, James T. and McKay, Dean , et al. (2020) In Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 59(7). p.785-787
Abstract

We write with great concern in response to the recent systematic review and meta-analysis of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) by Uhre et al.1 Although the authors’ results consistently support the clinical efficacy of CBT for pediatric OCD, we expect that, much like ourselves, readers will be confused by the discordant and inappropriate conclusions that they put forward. These conclusions stem from the authors’ application and interpretation of their particular qualitative methods, which could lead important stakeholders (eg, parents, patients, clinicians, and payers) to wrongly discount clear evidence for what is known to be the best evidence-based therapy for pediatric... (More)

We write with great concern in response to the recent systematic review and meta-analysis of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) by Uhre et al.1 Although the authors’ results consistently support the clinical efficacy of CBT for pediatric OCD, we expect that, much like ourselves, readers will be confused by the discordant and inappropriate conclusions that they put forward. These conclusions stem from the authors’ application and interpretation of their particular qualitative methods, which could lead important stakeholders (eg, parents, patients, clinicians, and payers) to wrongly discount clear evidence for what is known to be the best evidence-based therapy for pediatric OCD.

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Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
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10.1016/j.jaac.2020.01.026
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  abstract     = {<p>We write with great concern in response to the recent systematic review and meta-analysis of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) by Uhre et al.<sup>1</sup> Although the authors’ results consistently support the clinical efficacy of CBT for pediatric OCD, we expect that, much like ourselves, readers will be confused by the discordant and inappropriate conclusions that they put forward. These conclusions stem from the authors’ application and interpretation of their particular qualitative methods, which could lead important stakeholders (eg, parents, patients, clinicians, and payers) to wrongly discount clear evidence for what is known to be the best evidence-based therapy for pediatric OCD.</p>},
  author       = {Storch, Eric A. and Peris, Tara S. and De Nadai, Alessandro and Piacentini, John and Bloch, Michael and Cervin, Matti and McGuire, Joseph and Farrell, Lara J. and McCracken, James T. and McKay, Dean and Riemann, Bradley C. and Wagner, Aureen Pinto and Franklin, Martin and Schneider, Sophie C. and Walkup, John T. and Williams, Laurel and Abramowitz, Jonathan S. and Stewart, S. Evelyn and Fitzgerald, Kate D. and Goodman, Wayne K.},
  issn         = {0890-8567},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {7},
  pages        = {785--787},
  publisher    = {Elsevier},
  series       = {Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry},
  title        = {Little Doubt That CBT Works for Pediatric OCD},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaac.2020.01.026},
  doi          = {10.1016/j.jaac.2020.01.026},
  volume       = {59},
  year         = {2020},
}