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Overview

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

Discusses etiology, epidemiology, assessment methods/incl. case studies, measurement scales, & trmts.

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Provides a review of current knowledge of the disorder in children, from diagnosis through treatment. Describes childhood and adolescent OCD in its various forms, explores assessment methods and their usefulness in research and practice, and examines both pharmacological and psychosocial treatments. Includes case studies, measurement scales, and a manual for cognitive-behavioral treatment. For students and professionals in clinical/counseling psychology, behavioral psychology, and social work. Paper edition (unseen), $17.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Table of Contents

Series Editor's Introduction
1 Clinical Presentation 1
Diagnosis 1
Etiology 7
Epidemiology 10
Differential Diagnosis 13
Comorbidity 17
2 Assessment 19
Diagnostic Interviews 19
Clinician-Rated Instruments 21
Self-Report Questionnaires 24
Self-Monitoring 27
Behavioral Observation 30
Practical Assessment Guidelines: Putting the Pieces Together 31
3 Treatment 37
Psychotherapeutic Treatment 37
Psychopharmacologic Treatment 45
Psychosurgery 49
Special Issues in the Treatment of Children and Adolescents 49
4 Case Examples 55
Case 1: Lynne 55
Case 2: Bernie 61
5 Final Comments 69
App. A Children's Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale 71
App. B Leyton Obsessional Inventory - Child Version 79
App. C "How I Ran OCD Off My Land" Manualized Treatment Protocol 83
App. D Resources for Families of Children With OCD 91
References 93
Author Index 101
Subject Index 105
About the Authors 107
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