Preface; 1. Obsessive-compulsive disorder: epidemiology and diagnosis Robert Hudak; 2. Neurobiology of obsessive-compulsive disorder and its relevance to surgical treatments for obsessive-compulsive disorder Darin D. Dougherty and Benjamin D. Greenberg; 3. Serotonin reuptake inhibitors in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder Signi A. Page and Robert Hudak; 4. Augmentation of serotonin reuptake inhibitors in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder Andrew Goddard and Yong-Wook Shin; 5. Obsessive-compulsive disorder and comorbid mood disorders Jonathan S. Abramowitz; 6. Obsessive-compulsive symptoms in schizophrenia: clinical characterization and treatment Michael Poyurovsky; 7. Medication management of obsessive-compulsive disorder in children and adolescents Andrew Gilbert; 8. Exposure with response prevention treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder Fugen Neziroglu, Beth Forhman and Sony Khemlani-Patel; 9. Compulsive hoarding Christina M. Gilliam and David F. Tolin; 10. Cognitive-behavioural therapy for children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder Aureen P. Wagner; 11. The influences of community and society on obsessive-compulsive disorder Elaine Davis; 12. The family in OCD treatment Andrea Allen and Stefano Pallanti; 13. Providing treatment for patients with OCD Terri Laterza, Kalie Pierce and Robert Hudak; 14. Body dysmorphic disorder Katharine Phillips; 15. Trichotillomania and impulse control disorders Michael H. Bloch; Index.
A complete, comprehensive overview of OCD, covering its underlying causes, manifestations and treatment.
Robert Hudak is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Medical Director, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders Institute and Clinic, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic. Darin D. Dougherty is Director of the Neurotherapeutics Division in the Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital and Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School.