Chapter 9. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

  1. Chris Freeman2 and
  2. Mick Power3
  1. Katharine Logan

Published Online: 13 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470713242.ch9

Handbook of Evidence-based Psychotherapies: A Guide for Research and Practice

Handbook of Evidence-based Psychotherapies: A Guide for Research and Practice

How to Cite

Logan, K. (2007) Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, in Handbook of Evidence-based Psychotherapies: A Guide for Research and Practice (eds C. Freeman and M. Power), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470713242.ch9

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Cullen Centre, Royal Edinburgh Hospital

  2. 3

    Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Edinburgh

Author Information

  1. Royal Edinburgh Hospital, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471498209

Online ISBN: 9780470713242

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Keywords:

  • obsessive compulsive disorder;
  • distress;
  • intrusive sexual thoughts;
  • anxiety disorder;
  • hypochondriasis

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Epidemiology

  • Aetiology

  • Course and Prognosis

  • Theoretical Formulations: Behavioural and Cognitive Models

  • The Evidence Base for Behaviour Therapy

  • Modifications and Variants of Behaviour Therapy

  • Prediction of Outcome With Behaviour Therapy

  • The Evidence Base for Cognitive Therapy (Ct)and the Comparison of Behaviour Therapy and Cognitive Therapy

  • Evidence for Drug Treatments

  • Prediction of Outcome in Drug Studies

  • Neurosurgery

  • Comparison of Psychological and Drug Treatments and Combinations of Treatment

  • The Effect of Co-Morbid Depression on Response to Bt, Cbt and Sri Treatment

  • Group Treatment with Bt and Cbt

  • Self-Help Books and Computer Programmes

  • Treatment

  • Summary

  • References