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by Dr Amit Nigam,
Dr Joanne Farrow, Dr Ali Al-Allaq, Dr
Sanjay Nelson and Professor Naomi A
Published: June 2010
In the first module of this series, The
assessment and management of obsessive compulsive disorder: Part
1 we looked at the prevalence, various aetiological theories
and the differing diagnostic and assessment tools of
obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
OCD is a prevalent, chronic and disabling
disorder characterised by obsessional thoughts and compulsive
behaviours (American Psychiatric
Although effective psychological and
pharmacological treatments are available, delays in diagnosis and
treatment of the disorder occur. Better recognition and improved
access to evidence-based treatment are needed.
Designed for psychiatrists and mental health
workers in general adult, forensic, old age and child and
adolescent psychiatry, this module will take the reader through
treatment options and recently published guidelines on treating
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