Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Subtypes and Spectrum Conditions

Edited by

  • Jonathan Abramowitz, Department of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
  • Dean McKay, Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, New York, USA
  • Steven Taylor, Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CANADA

Researchers and clinicians working with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders (OCD) and related disorders who need the most current information available will find this volume of great use. This work covers contemporary theory, research, and treatment of the various subtypes of OCD and problems often referred to as OCD spectrum disorders. As the mental health field considers the next iteration of the DSM, an entire research agenda is being planned to elucidate issues such as how best to understand and classify OCD. The questions of subtypes and spectrum disorders are at the heart of this issue and will guide how OCD is conceptualized in DSM-V. This volume, dedicated to such diagnostic, theoretical, and treatment issues, helps informs the field of the most up-to-date knowledge and what remains to be resolved.
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Academics, researchers and practitioners in psychology and specializing in behavioral disorders


Book information

  • Published: July 2007
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-08-044701-8

Table of Contents

Part I. OCD SubtypesChapter 1. To Subtype or Not to SubtypeChapter 2. Contamination and DecontaminationChapter 3. Harming Obsessions and Compulsive CheckingChapter 4. Symmetry, Incompleteness, and OrderingChapter 5. Severe Obsessions and Covert RitualsChapter 6. HoardingChapter 7. Tic-Related Versus Non-Tic-Related OCDChapter 8. Reactive and Autogenous ObsessionsChapter 9. DiscussionPart II. OCD Spectrum ConditionsChapter 10. Empirical Basis of the OCD SpectrumChapter 11. The Case Against the OCD SpectrumChapter 12. TrichotillomaniaChapter 13. Pathological GamblingChapter 14. Body Dysmorphic DisorderChapter 15. HypochondriasisChapter 16. Tourette's SyndromeChapter 17. Nonparaphilic Sexual DisordersChapter 18. Eating DisordersChapter 19. Obsessive-Compulsive Personality DisorderDiscussion