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Clinical Care Guidelines


Practice Parameters for the Assessment and Treatment of Children and Adolescents With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 2012
The present report highlights the clinical assessment and reviews and summarizes the evidence base for treatment. Based on this evidence, specific recommendations are provided for assessment, cognitive behavioral therapy, pharmacotherapy, combined treatment, and other interventions.
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V): OCD
American Psychiatric Association, 2013
The DSM-V is the most comprehensive, current, and critical resource for clinical practice available to today's mental health clinicians and researchers of all orientations. The DSM-V: OCD can be used by health professionals, social workers, and forensic and legal specialists to diagnose and classify mental disorders.
Practice Guideline for the Treatment of Patients With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
American Psychiatric Association, 2007 and 2013
This practice guideline consists of three parts: Treatment Recommendations, Background Information and Review of Available Evidence and Future Research Needs. In 2013 a supplement was published that summarizes new evidence and developments. Additionally, a quick reference guide is also available.  

The goal of the AHRQ-funded project, Youth Providers 2.0 (YP2.0), is to improve the use of evidence-based practices among health care providers caring for adolescents and young adults. To accomplish this goal, SAHM will engage in a number of activities using new media to improve the dissemination of patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) to health professionals.

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