2-4 Obsession Compulsion Disorder

Volume 2, Issue 4-2-Spring, 2004 Newsletter of Stonebriar Counseling Associates What is OCD? ===== Obsession Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder where a person has recurrent and unwanted ideas or impulses (called obsessions) and an urge or compulsion to do something to relieve the ...

OCD Foundation

" Cognitive-Behavior Therapy, Sertraline, and Their Combination for Children and Adolescents with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: The Pediatric OCD Treament Study ...


OVERCOMING COMPULSIVE BEHAVIORS Overcoming compulsive behaviors can be extremely challenging. If you struggle with an addiction, not only do you experience physical cravings, but you probably have come to depend on the behavior mentally and emotionally as well.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: When Unwanted Thoughts Take Over

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: When Unwanted Thoughts Take Over Do you feel the need to check and re check things over and over? Do you have the same thoughts constantly?

Compulsive, Self-Injurious, and Autistic Behavior in Children ...

44 American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities VOLUME 113, NUMBER 1: 44-53 JANUARY 2008 AMERICAN JOURNAL ON MENTAL RETARDATION Compulsive, Self-Injurious, and Autistic Behavior in Children and Adolescents With Fragile XSyndrome ScottS.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder ♦ Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a psychiatric disorder characterised by obsessions and compulsions. ♦ Obsessions are unwanted, distressing ideas, images or impulses, which repeatedly enter an individual's mind; compulsions are repetitive behaviours or ...

Compulsive Hoarding

Typical behaviors seen in compulsive hoarding include:  Saving far more items than are needed or can be used  Acquisition of more items than can be used  Avoidance of throwing things away  Avoidance of making decisions  Avoidance of putting possessions in ...


O BSESSIVE - COMPULSIVE D ISORDER Introduction Causes and Risk Factors Biological Factors Psychological Factors Social Factors Assessment Comorbidity Evidence-based Treatments Psychological Treatments Pharmacological Treatments Unproven Treatments Cultural Considerations Introduction Obsessive ...

Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

CONTEMPO UPDATES LINKING EVIDENCE AND EXPERIENCE Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Lisa A. Snider, MD SusanE. Swedo, MD Case Study A7-year-old second-grader was brought to her pediatrician after an abrupt onset of abnormal behavior that began on a family trip to the zoo.

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Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 8, 445-460. resources Freeing your child from obsessive-compulsive disorder. t. e. Chansky. (2000). New York: three rivers press.

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