Alleviation of obsessive symptoms in treatment-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder using acceptance and commitment-based therapy

Izadi, R. and Abedi, M.R. (2013) Alleviation of obsessive symptoms in treatment-resistant obsessive-compulsive disorder using acceptance and commitment-based therapy. Feyz Journal of Kashan University of Medical Sciences, 17.

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Abstract

Background: This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of an acceptance and commitment-based therapy (ACT) for three patients with treatment-resistant obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).Materials and Methods: A single case-design was carried out on three patients with treatment-resistant OCD. Data were collected using a Yale Brown obsessive compulsive scale, Beck depression inventory-II, Beck anxiety inventory and a processing measure.Results: Results showed a significant alleviation in obsessive symptoms, scores of anxiety and depression, believability and distress of obsessions and need to response to them in post-test among three patients and the alleviation continued for 1-month follow-up. Conclusion: Results of this study show that the acceptance and commitment-based therapy can be an effective treatment for patients with treatment-resistant OCD.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Medicine
Divisions: Feyz journal
Depositing User: ART . editor
Date Deposited: 08 May 2017 14:48
Last Modified: 21 May 2017 17:11
URI: http://eprints.kaums.ac.ir/id/eprint/1699

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