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(p. 129) Obsessional disorders 

(p. 129) Obsessional disorders
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(p. 129) Obsessional disorders
Author(s):

Paul M. Salkovskis

and Joan Kirk

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780192615879.003.0005
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date: 13 November 2019

Chapter 5 discusses obsessional disorders, such as obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). It outlines the nature of obsessional disorders, types of compulsive behaviour, and the psychological model of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Methods of assessment are presented, such as behavioural analysis and interviews, behavioural tests, and physiological factors, as well as treatments of obsessions with overt OCD and overt compulsive behaviour.

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