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(p. 35) Background and rationale 

(p. 35) Background and rationale
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(p. 35) Background and rationale
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S. Rachman

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780198515371.003.0003
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date: 30 October 2020

This chapter presents a background and rationale to the treatment of obsessions. It discusses the importance of thoughts, inflated responsibility, cognitive biases in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), thought suppression, and neutralization.

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