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CAPN 15(5): CME test for Treatment of Pediatric OCD by Kyle Lapidus, M.D., Ph.D. and Andrew R. Gilbert, M.D.

Please identify your answer by checking the appropriate letter that corresponds to your response.


1. The four-factor model of OCD includes: (check all that apply)

    A. symmetry/ordering
    B. contamination/cleaning
    C. separation anxiety/discomfort
    D. hoarding
    E. forbidden thoughts/checking

2. Currently, research suggests that child and adolescent populations with mild to moderate OCD be treated initially with cognitive behavioral therapy.
    A. True
    B. False

3. The first line pharmacotherapy for pediatric OCD is:
    A. Cognitive behavioral family therapy
    B. Atomoxetine
    C. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs)
    D. Atypical antipsychotics

4. The most common side effect for SSRIs in OCD is:
    A. sleep alternations and nausea
    B. hyperactivity and disruptive behavior
    C. arrhythmia
    D. aggression

5. To augment SSRIs, atypical antipsychotics, such as risperidone, may be effective for those adolescents considered "treatment-resistant."
    A. True
    B. False


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