Assessment and Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders

Green Clock Hours: 2.25

Obsessive-compulsive and related disorders are potentially severe conditions that were grouped together with the revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders- Fifth edition™ (DSM-5; APA, 2013). This group of disorders involves repetitive thoughts and/or behaviors and difficulty with behavioral inhibition. Obsessive-compulsive and related disorders can significantly impact a person’s quality of life and may lead to severe levels of impairment in physical, mental, social, and occupational functioning. In addition to the amount of time consumed by the symptoms of these disorders, they are often persistent when left untreated and increase the risk of negative outcomes, such as suicide. In this course, you will deepen your understanding of the subtleties of each of the various disorders in this category, the most well-known being obsessive-compulsive disorder. You will review best practice standards of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. Through interactive scenarios and detailed examples, you will gain a deeper understanding of how you can best support individuals with these disorders in your own setting.

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Obsessive-compulsive and related disorders are potentially severe conditions that were grouped together with the revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders- Fifth edition™ (DSM-5; APA, 2013). This group of disorders involves repetitive thoughts and/or behaviors and difficulty with behavioral inhibition. Obsessive-compulsive and related disorders can significantly impact a person’s quality of life and may lead to severe levels of impairment in physical, mental, social, and occupational functioning. In addition to the amount of time consumed by the symptoms of these disorders, they are often persistent when left untreated and increase the risk of negative outcomes, such as suicide. In this course, you will deepen your understanding of the subtleties of each of the various disorders in this category, the most well-known being obsessive-compulsive disorder. You will review best practice standards of assessment, diagnosis, and treatment. Through interactive scenarios and detailed examples, you will gain a deeper understanding of how you can best support individuals with these disorders in your own setting.

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