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Positive Family Interaction Therapy for OCD

At the October 2012 annual meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Tara S. Peris, PhD, reported on the preliminary success of PFIT (positive family interaction therapy) when used in conjunction with standard CBT (cognitive-behavioral therapy) for … Continue reading

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Us Versus Them

As I have mentioned before, my son Dan’s nine-week stay at an intensive residential treatment program for obsessive-compulsive disorder was a mixed blessing.  While the Exposure Response Prevention Therapy used there allowed him to reclaim his life, we had many … Continue reading

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