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Cognitive–behavioural therapy for obsessive–compulsive disorder

  • David Veale

In the UK, the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence's guidelines on obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) recommend cognitive–behavioural therapy, including exposure and response prevention, as an effective treatment for the disorder. This article introduces a cognitive–behavioural model of the maintenance of symptoms in OCD. It discusses the process of engagement and how to develop a formulation to guide the strategies for overcoming the disorder.

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Cognitive–behavioural therapy for obsessive–compulsive disorder

  • David Veale
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