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Recommendation details

Recommendation ID: CG31/5
Question: CBT for adults with OCD who have not responded to treatment:- An appropriately blinded [Randomised Control Trials] (RCT) should be conducted to assess the efficacy (including measures of social functioning and quality of life as well as OCD) of intensive versus spaced individual treatments (that include both [Enterprise Resource Planning] (ERP) and cognitive therapy elements) compared with a treatment-as-usual control in a broadly based sample of adults diagnosed with [Obsessive-compulsive disorder] (OCD) who have not responded to one or more adequate trials of an [Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor] (SSRI) or clomipramine and one or more trials of [Cognitive Behavioural Therapy] (CBT) (that included [Enterprise Resource Planning] (ERP)). The trial should be powered to examine the relative efficacy of intensive versus spaced treatment and involve a follow-up of 1 and 2 years. Any treatment received in the follow-up period should also be recorded.
Page: 246
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Source guidance details

Comes from guidance: Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and body dysmorphic disorder (BDD)
Number: CG31
Date issued: Nov 2005

Research needed into:

Effectiveness of treatment: No
Cost of treatment: No
Implementation of treatment: No
Quality of life: No
Methods of research: No

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research?: No
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?: No
Recommendation priority: Unrated
Recommendation status: Research Pending
Notes: 0
Date this record updated: 04-05-2010

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