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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: The Latest Assessment & Treatment Strategies

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About the Course:

This guide to OCD, a common yet often misunderstood illness, offers important treatment strategies that directly benefit clinicians, OCD sufferers, and their loved ones. Concise, clearly written, practical, and up-to-date, this book successfully walks the patient and clinician through OCD behavioral and medical treatment.

This course is based on the book, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: The Latest Assessment & Treatment Strategies created by Steketee, Gail, Ph.D. & Teresa, Pigott, M.D.

Course Material Author

Steketee, Gail, Ph.D. & Teresa, Pigott, M.D.
Dr. 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 a number of books. Dr. Pigott is the Director of Psychopharmacology in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She serves on the National Scientific Advisory Board of the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation and is the former Chief of the Adult OCD Research Studies Unit at the National Institute of Mental Health.

Steketee, Gail, Ph.D. & Teresa, Pigott, M.D. authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. to increase understanding of the criteria and tools used to diagnosis Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  2. to increase understanding of environmental treatments for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  3. to increase understanding of medical treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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Course Number 4165
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