Fourteen. Knowing and Doing: Moving On and Preventing Relapse

  1. Kieron O'Connor and
  2. Frederick Aardema

Published Online: 1 DEC 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781119960027.ch14

Clinician's Handbook for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Inference-Based Therapy

Clinician's Handbook for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Inference-Based Therapy

How to Cite

O'Connor, K. and Aardema, F. (2011) Knowing and Doing: Moving On and Preventing Relapse, in Clinician's Handbook for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Inference-Based Therapy, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119960027.ch14

Author Information

  1. Fernand-Seguin Research Centre, Hôpital Louis-H. Lafontaine, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 DEC 2011
  2. Published Print: 25 NOV 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470684092

Online ISBN: 9781119960027

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Keywords:

  • knowing and doing, preventing relapse;
  • letting go;
  • client, subscribing to ‘just in case’ idea;
  • sense of mastery, to protect gains;
  • combining IBT with exposure in vivo approach;
  • people's skills, masked by OCD;
  • repositioning the self;
  • client's awareness, of relapse prevention

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Letting Go

  • Mastery

  • Combining IBT with Exposure

  • Example

  • But I Still Lack Coping Skills…

  • Continuing to Reposition the Self

  • Keeping Thoughts in Mind

  • Reinforcement in the Last Steps of Therapy

  • Relapse Prevention

  • Will the client ever be completely free of OCD?