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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
Discusses etiology, epidemiology, assessment methods/incl. case studies, measurement scales, & trmts.
|Series Editor's Introduction|
|Practical Assessment Guidelines: Putting the Pieces Together||31|
|Special Issues in the Treatment of Children and Adolescents||49|
|Case 1: Lynne||55|
|Case 2: Bernie||61|
|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|
|About the Authors||107|