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Vol. 5 - Num. 19

Clinical Reviews

Obsessive-Compulsive disorder in childhood

Juan Rodríguez Delgadoa, I Dorronsoro Martín, Concepción Bonet de Lunac

aPediatra. Consultorio local de Alpedrete. Madrid. España. Grupo de Gastroenterología y Nutrición de la Asociación Española de Pediatría de Atención Primaria (AEPap).

cPediatra. CS Segre. Madrid. España.

Correspondence: J Rodríguez. E-mail: juanroddelg@gmail.com

Reference of this article: Rodríguez Delgado J, Dorronsoro Martín I, Bonet de Luna C. Obsessive-Compulsive disorder in childhood. Rev Pediatr Aten Primaria. 2003;5:415-422.

Published in Internet: 30-09-2003

Abstract

A nine year old girl, diagnosed of obsessive-compulsive disorder is presented. After a science class she started fearing to suffer from appendicitis, and other conditions as well as compulsive rituals of cleaning and obsessions that impaired her familiar and social life. Diagnostic criteria and pharmacological and psychological treatment are discussed.

Keywords

Childhood Obsessive-compulsive disorder

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