By the end of the course, the Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist, Social Worker or Psychologist will be able to:
-Name the three main categories of obsessions and their resulting consequences.
-Name four parts to an effective ritual journal.
-Name three types of obsessive thoughts.
-Name the three dimensions to the Tridimensional Personality.
-Name three techniques that can help an OCD client reduce anxiety during exposure.
-Name four concepts that clients should keep in mind during imagined exposure.
-Name three techniques that aid OCD clients in reducing the frequency of their rituals.
-Explain what did a cross-national study find to be the lifetime prevalence of Major Depressive Disorder, MDD, among OCD patients.
-Name four opportunities the OCD client, Bruce, was given because of the introduction of cognitive therapy before exposure and response prevention (ERP).
-Explain what scores were significantly higher in Groups 2 and 4, suggesting a stronger association with OCD. In the perfectionism, obsessive-compulsive personality disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder study.
-Explain how might peer victimization related compulsions develop.
-Explain how does Hollander define impulsive and compulsive individuals.
-Explain how do the symptoms of OCD tend to be somewhat different between the sexes.
-Name three different types of appraisal that play an important role in the persistence of repugnant obsessions.
-Explain how does Purdon define avoidance.
-Explain what is important when treating religious obsessions.
-Name four beliefs caused Mr. X’s obsessional thought to evoke enormous distress..
"The instructional level of this course is introductory, intermediate, or advanced depending on the learners clinical area of expertise."