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Management of obsessive-compulsive disorder

British Journal of Hospital Medicine

Apr 1, 1990

D Veale

PMID: 2189520

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Obsessive-compulsive disorder is an anxiety disorder characterized by compulsive rituals such as excessive washing and repeated checking and phobic avoidance. The treatment of choice is behavioural psychotherapy, namely exposure and response prevention.

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Habituation, Psychophysiologic
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Ritual
Thymoleptics
Anxiety Disorders
Behavior Therapy
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Management of obsessive-compulsive disorder

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Apr 1, 1990

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PMID: 2189520

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