Childhood Obsessive Compulsive Disorder / Edition 1

Childhood Obsessive Compulsive Disorder / Edition 1

by Greta Francis, Rod A. Gragg, Rod Gragg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803959222

ISBN-13: 9780803959224

Pub. Date: 08/02/1996

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Obsessions with contamination, hoarding objects and exact orderliness, and compulsions involving rituals of washing, cleaning, checking, re-checking and counting, are exhibited by children with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). This volume draws on the latest research to aid clinicians in their diagnosis and treatment of children with this problem.

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Obsessions with contamination, hoarding objects and exact orderliness, and compulsions involving rituals of washing, cleaning, checking, re-checking and counting, are exhibited by children with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). This volume draws on the latest research to aid clinicians in their diagnosis and treatment of children with this problem.

Special features of the book include detailed case examples, measurement scales and a manual for a cognitive-behavioural treatment of this complex, puzzling disorder. The authors provide useful descriptions of childhood and adolescent OCD in its various forms, and discuss its etiology and epidemiology. In addition, they describe assessment methods and their usefulness in resea

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803959224
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/02/1996
Series:
Developmental Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry Series, #35
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
120
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.28(d)

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Introduction
1Clinical Presentation1
Diagnosis1
Etiology7
Epidemiology10
Differential Diagnosis13
Comorbidity17
2Assessment19
Diagnostic Interviews19
Clinician-Rated Instruments21
Self-Report Questionnaires24
Self-Monitoring27
Behavioral Observation30
Practical Assessment Guidelines: Putting the Pieces Together31
3Treatment37
Psychotherapeutic Treatment37
Psychopharmacologic Treatment45
Psychosurgery49
Special Issues in the Treatment of Children and Adolescents49
4Case Examples55
Case 1: Lynne55
Case 2: Bernie61
5Final Comments69
App. AChildren's Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale71
App. BLeyton Obsessional Inventory - Child Version79
App. C"How I Ran OCD Off My Land" Manualized Treatment Protocol83
App. DResources for Families of Children With OCD91
References93
Author Index101
Subject Index105
About the Authors107

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