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Brain scans predict OCD patients fit for specific treatment

(UPI) Cognitive-behavioral therapy is successful with 80 percent of patients with obsessive compulsive disorder, or OCD, however researchers in a small study have now found they can predict which patients will see symptoms relapse by taking brain scans before the treatment, potentially saving huge amounts of time and money.
Cognitive-behavioral therapy, or CBT, teaches people with OCD to understand the thoughts and feelings that influence their behaviors and work to change them.
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