Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders: Diagnosis, Etiology, Treatment

Front Cover
Taylor & Francis, May 9, 1997 - Medical - 416 pages
1 Review
Integrates modern science and medicine with alternative and self-help therapies. Updates current knowledge on obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)-offering practical advice for specific and appropriate patient care.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders
  • covers spectrum illnesses, including somatoform, dissociative, eating, schizo-obsessive, neurological, and impulse-control conditions
  • defines and assesses OCD with DSM-IV and other instruments
  • discusses causative factors of OCD
  • examines and proposes improved naturally occurring veterinary animal models
  • details new pharmacological and combination/augmentation treatments and serotonin-reuptake inhibitors
  • provides a mind-brain interaction paradigm based on metabolic changes resulting from cognitive behavioral self-treatment
  • charts the growth of nonpharmacological and behavioral as well as alternative therapies, such as group and family support strategies and yoga meditation
  • and more.
  • What people are saying - Write a review

    We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

    References to this book

    About the author (1997)

    s Esther and Joseph Klingenstein Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry, and Director of the Seaver and New York Autism Center of Excellence, at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City.

    Bibliographic information