"Accessible and extremely helpful guide! This guide to OCD, a common yet often misunderstood illness, offers important treatment strategies that directly benefit clinicians, OCD sufferers, and their loved ones." -- Ben Greenberg, M.D., Ph.D. Chief of the Adult OCD Research Unit National Institute of Mental Health
"Concise, clearly written, practical, and up-to-date. This book successfully walks the patient and clinician through OCD behavioral and medical treatment.. What an invaluable resource for mental health and primary care clinicians as well as the general public!" -- Eric Hollander, M.D. Editor of Obsessive Compulsive Disorders and Author of Impulsivity and Compulsivity
"Helpful information that1s easy to digest this book really meets practitioner needs." -- Isaac Marks, M.D. Author of Fear, Phobias, and Rituals: Panic, Anxiety, and Their Disorders
"Wonderful! The headings and organization make it easy to find the answers to my questions. Especially valuable features are the medication treatment table, assessment guidelines, and the list of recommended resources." -- Juliet L. Jett, Ph.D. Licensed psychologist
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About the Author
Dr. Gail Steketee, is Professor and Associate Dean at the Boston University School of Social Work. She has over 20 years of research experience, and is the author of When Once is Not Enough, Treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy. Dr. Steketee presents current views and treatment strategies of OCD in this jargon-free, easy-to-reference guidebook. Dr. Teresa A. Pigott is Professor and Director of the Clinical Trails Division, Department of Psychiatry at the University of Florida. She is the former Chief of the Adult OCD Research Studies Unit at the National Institute of Mental Health. In this condensed review of OCD, Dr. Pigott highlights the biological nature of the disorder and corresponding treatment guidelines, backed by the most up-to-date research.