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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: The Latest Assessment and Treatment Strategies

Author: Gail Steketee

Course Created: 2nd, 2002

Practice Level: Beginner to Intermediate

Book Required Duration: 4 hours
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Course Summary

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: The Latest Assessment and Treatment Strategies presents a concise overview of the disorder. This course presents information on the diagnosis and various theoretical approaches and treatments for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

Course Format

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Course Syllabus

1. General information about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

What is OCD?
How Common is OCD?
What is the Likelihood of Recovery?
2. Diagnosing and Assessing OCD
What Criteria are used to Diagnose OCD?
DSM-IV-TR Criteria
What are Typical Characteristics of Those with OCD?
What Tools are Available for Clinical Assessment?
What Differentiates OCD from other Disorders?
3. Environmental Treatments for OCD
What is the Behavioral Therapy Approach to Treating OCD?
What is the Cognitive Therapy Approach to Treating OCD?
What is the Psychoanalytic Approach to Treating OCD?
What is the Group Therapy Approach to Treating OCD?
What is the Family Therapy Approach to Treating OCD?
4. Medical Treatments for OCD
What is the role of Genetics in the Origin of OCD?
How are Brain Structures and Chemicals Related to OCD?
What Medications are Used to Treat OCD?
What Other Medical Treatments are Available for OCD?
How Effective Are Medications vs. Behavior Therapy in Treating OCD?
Appendix A: Assessment Measures
Client-Rated Self-Report Instruments
Structured Interviews
Psychometric Assessments

Learning Objectives

  • The participant will demonstrate familiarity with the prevalence rates for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
  • The participant will demonstrate familiarity with diagnoses similar to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
  • The participant will demonstrate familiarity with assessment tools used for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
  • The participant will demonstrate familiarity with treatment approaches for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

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