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Psychological Interventions for Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders: PSY 4709: Course Readings

PSY 4709: Psychological Interventions for Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders

This library guide provides access to resources that support PSY 4709: Psychological Interventions for Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders. This course will encompass how to diagnose and treat the DSM-5 section of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Related Disorders, which include Body Dysmorphic Disorder, Hoarding Disorder, Trichotillomania (Hair-Pulling Disorder), and Excoriation (Skin-Picking) Disorder. These problems will be examined from the perspectives of theoretical principles and mechanisms of action, treatment outcome studies, and practical considerations pertaining to implementing evidence supported treatments (ESTs) in various clinical settings. Given its well documented utility in this are of practice, the focus will be on learning about cognitive behavioral methodologies such as exposure and response prevention (ERP) and habit reversal training (HRT). Illustrated by "real-life" case examples, students will have the opportunity to craft case formulations and practice designing and troubleshooting clinical interventions for these conditions.

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