Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Outlook

What to expect with obsessive compulsive disorder:

  • Obsessive compulsive disorder tends to be a life-long illness.
  • Symptoms may come and go.
  • About 70 percent of persons with obsessive compulsive disorder improve with treatment.

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Last Updated: Jun 9, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Obsessive Compulsive Disorder References
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