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OCD in Children and Adolescents A Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment Manual, 1st Edition

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.

About the Author

John S. March, MD, MPH, is Director of the Program in Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders at Duke University Medical Center. An expert in both the cognitive-behavioral and medication management of OCD in children and adolescents, Dr. March received the 1994 Norbert and Charlotte Reiger Award from the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for his work on the integrated treatment of OCD. Dr. March is widely published in the areas of OCD, PTSD and pediatric psychopharmacology. His textbook, Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents, is generally considered the standard work in the area. With Dr. Edna Foa, Dr. March is currently conducting a comparative study of medication, CBT and their combination in pediatric OCD funded by the National Institutes of Mental Health.

Karen Mulle, BSN, MTS, MSW, is the chief therapist in the Program in Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders at Duke University Medical Center.

Product Details :

  • Hardcover: 298 pages
  • Publisher: The Guilford Press; 1 edition (May 21, 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1572302429
  • ISBN-13: 978-1572302426
  • Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.2 x 1 inches

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