Professional books / Obsessions & compulsions

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Theory, Research, & Treatment

by Richard P. Swinson, M.D., Martin M. Antony, Ph.D., S. Rachman, Ph.D. & Margaret A. Richter, M.D. (Editors), (Hardcover, 478 pages, 1998)  Contains 18 contributions.  Topics include diagnostic issues, cognitive and behavioral features of the disorder, the seratonin hypothesis, genetics of the disorder, psychosocial treatments, biological treatments, the disorder among children and adolescents, and related disorders.


Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Spectrum: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, and Treatment

by Jose A. Yaryura-Tobias, M.D. & Fugen A. Neziroglu, Ph.D.  (Hardcover, 1997)  Here is a comprehensive review of all the OCD spectrum disorders, their distinct features and the therapeutic methods to bring them under control.


Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

by Gail S. Steketee, Ph.D. (Paperback,  224 pages, 1996)  My colleague Dr. Gail Steketee has written this practitioner's manual for treating OCD.  An invaluable guide for planning and conducting a complete behavioral treatment program.


OCD in Children and Adolescents: A Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment Manual

by John S. March, M.D. & Karen Mulle, M.S.W. (Hardcover, 298 pages, 1998)  The authors are both at the Program in Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders at Duke University Medical Center, with my friend Dr. March as the Director.