Improving outcomes of evidence-based behaviour therapy for paediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder: a translational efficacy trial of d-cycloserine augmented intensive behaviour therapy [ 2014 - 2018 ]

Also known as: Combined d-Cycloserine and Intensive Behaviour Therapy for Children and Youth with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

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Researchers: A/Pr Lara Farrell (Principal investigator) ,  A/Pr Daniel Geller A/Pr Brett Mcdermott A/Pr Evelin Tiralongo Prof Allison Waters
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Brief description Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a debilitating mental health condition in childhood, and sadly, only about 50% of children are diagnosis-free following our best treatments. This study will test an innovate and safe treatment alternative, involving combining evidence-based psychological treatment with a small dose of anti-tuberculosis drug, d-Cycloserine.

Funding Amount $AUD 292,915.14

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Notes Standard Project Grant

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