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Obsessive-compulsive disorders : practical management
Jenike, Michael A.
Third edition.
Publication Information:
St. Louis, MO : Mosby, [1998]

Physical Description:
xxii, 885 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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This is the most complete clinical reference on obsessive-compulsive disorders. It incorporates scientific foundations and clinical studies. Discussed in detail are the behavioural therapies and psychotropic medications that are used to control symptoms. Practical advice is provided on clinical management.
The first edition received positive reviews in the New England Journal of Medicine as "extremely useful as a reference source for any clinician interested in treating obsessive-compulsive disorders".
The third edition is divided into six sections: Section I, The Clinical Picture, presents a descriptive picture of the clinical features of OCD, Section II, Illnesses Related to OCD: Spectrum Disorders, Section III, Pathophysiology and Assessment, Section IV, Treatment, includes detailed information on treatments that have proven effective, including behaviour therapy, medications, and the often overlooked area of neurosurgical treatment, as well as specific clinical strategies and case studies, Section V: Patient and Clinic Management, includes step-by-step information on running an OCD clinic, Section VI, Appendix includes rating scales, referral sources, references, etc.
Completecoverage of the aetiology, diagnosis, and treatment of OCD in children, adolescents, and adults written by contributors who are the leading authorities on OCD. The editors are from MGH OCD clinic, a major U.S. treatment center also involved in the latestresearch in OCD.

Spanish version also available, ISBN: 84-8174-569-3

Table of Contents

Section I The Clinical Picture
Epidemiology and Clinical Features of OCD
Juvenile OCD
Personality Disorders in OCD
Pregnancy and OCD
Rating Scales for OCD
Section II Illnesses Related to OCD: Spectrum Disorders
Overview: Related Disorders
Tourette Syndrome and OCD
Trichotillomania: Clinical Aspects and Treatment Strategies
Body Dysmorphic Disorder: Clinical Aspects and Treatment Strategies
Section III Pathophysiology and Assessment
Theories of Etiology
Neurobiological Models of OCD
Neuropsychology of OCD
Genetics of OCD
Neuroimaging in OCD
Veterinary Models of OCD
Section IV Treatment
Behaviour Therapy for OCD in Adults
Cognitive Therapy and Treatment of OCD
Behaviour Therapy for OCD in Children
Clinical Case Examples of Behaviour Therapy of OCD
Group and Family Therapy for OCD
Drug Treatments for OCD
Hoarding: Clinical Aspects and Treatment Strategies
Religion, Scrupulosity and OCD
Inpatient and Home-Based Treatment of OCD
Neurosurgical Treatments
Psychotherapy of OCD
Discontinuation and Long-Term Treatment of OCD
Issues in the Assessment and Treatment of OCD in Minority Populations
Section V Patient and Clinic Management
Management of the Individual Patient/Running an OCD Clinic
Section VI Appendices
Appendix 1 The Obsessive Compulsive Foundation, Inc
Appendix 2 Resources for People with OCD and Related Disorders
Appendix 3 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Adults: A Guide
Appendix 4 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Children and Adolescents: A Guide
Appendix 5 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Clinic Questionnaire
Appendix 6 Obsessive-Compulsive Support Groups
Appendix 7 Maudsley Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory
Appendix 8 Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale
Appendix 9 Beck Depression Inventory
Appendix 10 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Clinic Brochure
Appendix 11 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Clinic Initial Evaluation Form
Appendix 12 Yale-Brown Obsessive-Compulsive Scale Symptom Checklist