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Treatment Length

Factors in Treatment Program Lengthhowlong2

  • Average treatment, total practice population = 18 months
  • Age starting – with no emotional or associated disorders
1.
Preschool
average ++
2.
Elementary
average +
3.
Middle School
average +
4.
High School
average
5
College, University
average
6.
Adult: 26-65
average +
  • Overload – may require program reduction, extension
  • Emotional – reduced program, psychotherapy
  • Limited response – multiple acquired risk factors
  • Lengthened by association with ASD1, OCD2, GTD3
  • Lengthened by irregular, careless Treatment performance
  • Shortened by regular, precise Treatment performance
1ASD – Autistic Spectrum Disorders
2OCD – Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
3GTD –  Gilles de la Tourette's disease