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Article Date: 06 Oct 2010 – 2:00 PDT

This study demonstrates that supplemental brief dynamic therapy in the treatment of patients with obsessive compulsive-disorder with concurrent major depressive disorder (who are receiving effective medication) has no significant clinical effect on both obsessive and depressive symptoms.

When obsessions and compulsions afflict a person, one wonders whether psychoanalysis or related brief psychotherapies may help. This was tested in a study performed by researchers of the University of Torino in the current issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics.

Until now no studies have investigated the benefits of adding brief dynamic therapy (BDT) to medication in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), while a number of recent investigations have demonstrated the efficacy of supplemental BDT among patients with major depressive disorders (MDD). The objective of this study was to explore the efficacy of BDT combined with pharmacotherapy in comparison with pharmacotherapy alone in the treatment of OCD with concurrent MDD.

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