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The Clinician s Guide to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Childhood Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

The Clinician s Guide to Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Childhood Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Author : Eric A. Storch
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 13 September 2017
  • ISBN : 0128114282
  • Pages : 382 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Summary:
The Clinician's Guide to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Childhood Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder brings together a wealth of experts on pediatric and adolescent OCD, providing novel cognitive behavioral strategies and considerations that therapists can immediately put into practice. The book provides case studies and example metaphors on how to explain exposure models to children in a developmentally appropriate manner. The book also instructs clinicians on how to use symptom information and rating scales to develop an appropriate exposure hierarchy. The book is arranged into two major sections: assessment and treatment of childhood OCD and special considerations in treating childhood OCD. Each chapter is structured to include relevant background and empirical support for the topic at hand, practical discussion of the nature and implementation of the core component (such as exposure and response prevention, cognitive therapy, psychoeducation and more), and a case illustration that highlights the use of a particular technique. Provides the strong theoretical foundation required to successfully implement treatment Highlights the use of particular intervention techniques through case studies Provides CBT strategies for anxiety, tic disorders, trichotillomania, ADHD and disruptive behaviors Includes strategies for treatment of patients who are initially non-responsive to CBT Encourages individualization of evidence-based and clinically-informed principles for each patient Reviews what to do if/when OCD remits and/or returns Provides details on differentiation OCD symptoms from anxiety and other psychopathology