Repetitive thoughts bx ptsd acute stress disorder only

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Unformatted text preview: ted: OCD, Hoarding Disorder, Body Dysmorphic Disorder • Repetitive thoughts & Bx PTSD & Acute Stress Disorder: Only when a person has experienced trauma Obsessions • Persistent, recurrent, intrusive, unwanted, thoughts, images, urges experienced as disturbing, inappropriate • Person attempts to suppress obsessions • Person is often aware thoughts are irrational Types of Obsessions: Contamination, sexual or aggressive impulses, injury, asymmetry, extreme doubt ETIOLOGY OF OCD Psychosocial Behavioral Factors: more related to compulsions • Frequent, Operant Reinforcement Cognitive Factors: Thought suppression fails • Believe thinking makes event likely • Exaggerated feelings of responsibility Neurobiological: Different brain activity • Heritability Estimate: 30-50% 1 11/13/13 TREATMENT OF OCD Behavioral: Exposure & Response Prevention • Refraining from compulsive response for 90 min à༎ full force of anxiety • Exposure extinguishes response • More e...
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