Brain imaging in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder.

TitleBrain imaging in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsMacMaster, FP, O'Neill J, Rosenberg DR
JournalJournal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Volume47
Issue11
Pagination1262-72
Date Published2008 Nov
ISSN1527-5418
KeywordsAdolescent, Adult, Basal Ganglia, Brain, Child, Corpus Callosum, Corpus Striatum, Frontal Lobe, Glutamic Acid, Gyrus Cinguli, Humans, Image Processing, Computer-Assisted, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Nerve Net, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Organ Size, Thalamus
Abstract

To review progress in understanding pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). The focus is on the frontal-striatal-thalamic model of OCD, neurobiological and genetic studies of the disorder, and their influence on recent advances in treatment.

DOI10.1111/j.1751-7893.2011.00317.x
Alternate JournalJ Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry