Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by Gail Steketee, Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

by Gail Steketee
     
 
A complete, hands-on resource, this volume provides everything the mental health professional needs for working with clients who suffer from obsessions and compulsions. The initial chapters supply the background by describing in detail the most up-to-date, clinically relevant information available on obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). The latter chapters comprise a

Overview

A complete, hands-on resource, this volume provides everything the mental health professional needs for working with clients who suffer from obsessions and compulsions. The initial chapters supply the background by describing in detail the most up-to-date, clinically relevant information available on obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). The latter chapters comprise a step-by-step guide for conducting behavioral treatment. The book also features unusually practical appendices that include checklists, an inventory, rating scales, and suggested readings.

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A comprehensive resource for mental health professionals. The first half of the volume defines obsessive compulsive disorder and covers multiple manifestations, behavioral and cognitive approaches, biological models, and pharmacological therapies. The second half is a guide to treatment that walks clinicians through all the clinical processes from information gathering and assessment and treatment planning to the maintenance of therapeutic gains. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780898621846
Publisher:
Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date:
10/29/1993
Series:
Treatment Manuals For Practitioners Series
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Gail Steketee, Ph.D., is Associate Professor at the Boston University School of Social Work. Funded by the National Institute of Mental Health for her research on behavioral treatment of anxiety disorders, she has published widely on obsessive-compulsive disorder and its treatment.

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