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(p. 5) Session 1 

(p. 5) Session 1
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(p. 5) Session 1
Author(s):

John Piacentini

, Audra Langley

, and Tami Roblek

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195310528.003.0001
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date: 22 January 2020

Chapter 1 outlines the first session of the treatment program, defining obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and exploring how OCD is like a false fire alarm, the prevalence of OCD among children, what causes OCD, the obsessive-compulsive cycle, the aims of the program, the behavioral reward program and the use of the symptom diary.

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