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Childhood obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Baystate Health System, Springfield, MA.
Pediatrics in Review (Impact Factor: 0.82). 01/2013; 34(1):19-28. DOI: 10.1542/pir.34-1-19
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    • "OCD often begins during childhood, with a mean age at onset of $20 years (Narayanaswamy et al., 2012), though a median onset age at onset of 10 has been reported (Sarvet, 2013). OCD is believed to affect 1–3% of the population, both in children and adults (Sarvet, 2013). Like TS, OCD has a strong genetic component, though specific genes have yet to be identified (Pauls, 2008). "
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