Is the Combination of Antidepressants with Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy the Most Potent Treatment Possibility in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?

Anton J.L.M. van Balkom*

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Abstract

This chapter contains sections titled: Introduction Early Psychotherapies Exposure and Ritual Prevention (EX/RP) EX/RP Treatment Variables Family Involvement vs. Standard EX/RP Treatment Individual vs. Group EX/RP EX/RP vs. Cognitive Therapies EX/RP vs. Pharmacotherapy Predictors of Treatment Outcome Summary Acknowledgements References This chapter also contains the following commentaries: Effective Behavioural Therapy Constrained: Dissemination is the Issue. Authored by John H. Greist Can We Enhance the Effects of Cognitive-behavioural Therapy in Obsessive-compulsive Disorder? Authored by Paul M. G. Emmelkamp Obsessive-compulsive Disorder: Symptom-directed Behavioural Techniques and Beyond. Authored by Iver Hand Is the Combination of Antidepressants with Cognitive-behavioural Therapy the Most Potent Treatment Possibility in Obsessive-compulsive Disorder? Authored by Anton J. L. M. van Balkom Cognitive Therapy and Behavioural Therapy in Obsessive-compulsive Disorder: In Search of the Process. Authored by Jean Cottraux Obsessional Problems: Newer Cognitive-behavioural Approaches Are a Work in Progress. Authored by Paul M. Salkovskis Current Issues in the Use of Behavioural Therapy for Obsessive-compulsive Disorder. Authored by Kenneth A. Kobak and Brad C. Riemann Cognitive-behavioural Therapy and Integrated Approaches in the Treatment of Obsessive-compulsive Disorder. Authored by Fritz Hohagen Mindful Awareness: The Key to Successful Self-directed Treatment Strategies. Authored by Jeffrey M. Schwartz The Role of Cognitive Therapy in the Treatment of Obsessive-compulsive Disorder. Authored by Lynne M. Drummond Psychodynamic Treatment of Obsessive-compulsive Conditions. Authored by David Shapiro

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationObsessive-Compulsive Disorder
EditorsMario Maj, Norman Sartorius, Ahmed Okasha, Joseph Zohar
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Chapter3.4.
Pages125-128
Number of pages4
Volume4
Edition2nd
ISBN (Electronic)9780470861653
ISBN (Print)9780470849668
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2003

Publication series

NameWPA Series Evidence and experience in psychiatry
Volume4

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