OCD In Children And Adolescents: A Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment Manual

OCD In Children And Adolescents: A Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment Manual

OCD in Children and Adolescents: A Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment Manual

This practical manual presents a cognitive-behavioral treatment program that has been proven effective in eliminating or alleviating OCD symptoms in children across a broad range of ages and aptitudes. Building upon and expanding their internationally acclaimed HOW I RAN OCD OFF MY LAND, the authors provide an empirically grounded guide to assessment, treatment planning, and skills-based intervention. Clinicians are taken through the four stages of treatment--psychoeducation, cognitive training, mapping OCD, and graded exposure and response prevention--in 13 to 20 clearly structured treatment sessions. The book is enriched by sample dialogues, "clinical pearls" drawn from the authors' own experience, and appendices featuring reproducible rating scales, patient handouts, and tips and resources for parents.

PHOTOCOPY RIGHTS: The publisher grants to individual purchasers nonassignable permission to reproduce handouts and forms in this book for clinical use with their clients. For details and limitations, see copyright page.


"This is a rare and wondrous book, clearly demonstrating that March and Mulle both know their subject and love their patients. The manual provides everything one needs to learn and do effective cognitive-behavioral therapy with children and adolescents with OCD, from theory to practical...

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