Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders by Samar Reghunandanan

Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders

bySamar Reghunandanan, Naomi Fineberg, Dan Stein

Paperback | July 25, 2015

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Providing clinicians and patients with the latest developments in research, this new edition is a succinct and practical introduction to the diagnosis, evaluation and management of OCD and other related disorders. Part of the Oxford Psychiatry Library series, this pocketbook includesindividual chapters on the phenomenology, pathogenesis, pharmacotherapy and psychotherapy of OCD and other related disorders, and features fully updated content and research. The book also includes a helpful resources chapter, and an Appendix with summaries of the major rating scales used to assesspatients with OCD, which will be of use to both clinicians and patients.Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and Obsessive-compulsive-related disorders (OCRDs) are anxiety disorders characterized by obsessions and compulsions, and varying degrees of anxiety and depression. OCRDs are considered to be one of the most disabling of psychiatric disorders and they present atremendous economic and social burden, both for the affected individual, their family, and for society at large. In contrast to other psychiatric conditions of a comparable or lesser prevalence and patient burden, relatively little is understood about the aetiology, and cognitive effects ofOCRDs.

About The Author

Samar Reghunandanan is Senior Registrar in the Department of Psychiatry, North Essex partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, Essex and Honorary Research Psychiatrist, Highly Specialized Obsessive Compulsive and Related Disorders Service, Hertfordshire Partnership NHS University Foundation Trust, Rosanne House, Parkway, Welwyn Gar...

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Title:Obsessive-Compulsive and Related DisordersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pagesPublished:July 25, 2015Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198706871

ISBN - 13:9780198706878

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Phenomenology3. Pathogenesis4. Pharmacotherapy and somatic treatments5. Psychotherapy: an integrated approach6. Conclusion7. Resources for patients and clinicians8. Appendix: Major rating scales for OCD