OCD Diagnosis and Treatment Case Study by cee-cee

OCD Diagnosis and Treatment
A case study of a male adult with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).
# 108997 | 1,287 words | 10 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Nov 10, 2008 in Psychology (Disorders) , Psychology (Case Studies)

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The paper examines the case of "Jake," who has an obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) which has reemerged after the birth of his child. The paper explains the diagnosis for OCD and outlines the probable causes that can be broken into neurobiology, etiology and genetic factors. The paper offers recommendations for the treatment of this condition.

Possible Causes
Recommended Treatment

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Abramowitz, J. a. (2001). Acute Onset of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Males. Psychosomatics , 428-431.
  • Curry, J. (1998). Predicting the Outcome of Treatment. Abnormal Child Psychology , 39-52.
  • Farrington D, L. R. (1990). Long-term criminal outcomes of hyperactivity-impulsivity-attentional deficit and conduct problems in childhood. In L. a. Robins, Straight and Devious Pathways From Childhood to Adulthood (pp. 62-81). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Gillberg, C. (1998). Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism. British Journal of Psychiatry , 200-209.
  • Goodman, W. a. (2000). Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Contemporary Issues in Treatment. London: Routledge.

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