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Family Based Treatment of Early Childhood Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00055068
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 20, 2003
Last Update Posted : May 7, 2014
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Information provided by:
Rhode Island Hospital

Brief Summary:
This study will evaluate a treatment program for young children with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and their families.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Behavioral: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Behavioral: Relaxation Training Phase 3

Detailed Description:

Childhood onset OCD is a serious condition that may be a predictor of illness in adulthood. To date, no OCD psychotherapy trials have specifically focused on early childhood. Development of interventions for childhood onset OCD that address both developmental considerations and familial relationships is necessary.

Participants are randomly assigned to receive 12 sessions of either Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) or Relaxation Training (RT) over the course of 14 weeks. The CBT treatment is designed to lessen anxiety by addressing specific OCD symptoms. The relaxation intervention addresses generalized feelings of anxiety with the expectation that OCD symptoms may benefit indirectly. The clarity, completeness, acceptability, and feasibility of both interventions is assessed. A 3-month post-treatment follow-up is also conducted.


Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 38 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Family Based Treatment of Early Childhood OCD
Study Start Date : March 2002
Estimated Study Completion Date : February 2006

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Ages Eligible for Study:   5 Years to 8 Years   (Child)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00055068


Locations
United States, Rhode Island
Rhode Island Hospital/Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 02903
Sponsors and Collaborators
Rhode Island Hospital
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Additional Information:
Publications automatically indexed to this study by ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier (NCT Number):
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00055068     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: R21MH060669 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
DSIR CT-S
First Posted: February 20, 2003    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: May 7, 2014
Last Verified: February 2008

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Compulsive Personality Disorder
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Personality Disorders
Mental Disorders
Anxiety Disorders