Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Childhood OCD: It’s Only a False Alarm Therapist Guide (Treatments That Work)

Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Childhood OCD: It's Only a False Alarm Therapist Guide (Treatments That Work)Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) affects an estimated 2% of children in the United States and can cause considerable anxiety. OCD is characterized by a pattern of rituals (or compulsions) and obsessive thinking. Common obsessions among children and teens include a fear of dirt or germs, a need for symmetry, order, and precision, and a fear of illness or harm coming to oneself or relatives. Common compulsions include grooming, repeating, and cleaning rituals. These obsessions and compulsion…

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Modular Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Childhood Anxiety Disorders (Guides to Individualized Evidence-Based Treatment)

Modular Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Childhood Anxiety Disorders (Guides to Individualized Evidence-Based Treatment)This clinically wise and pragmatic book presents a systematic approach for treating any form of childhood anxiety using proven exposure-based techniques. What makes this rigorously tested modular treatment unique is that it is explicitly designed with flexibility and individualization in mind. Developed in a real-world, highly diverse community mental health context, the treatment can be continually adjusted to target motivational problems, disruptive behavior, family issues, and other frequentl…

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Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Adult Survivors of Childhood Trauma: Imagery, Rescripting and Reprocessing (New Directions in Cognitive-Behavior Therapy)

Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Adult Survivors of Childhood Trauma: Imagery, Rescripting and Reprocessing (New Directions in Cognitive-Behavior Therapy)The increasing frequency with which issues of childhood sexual abuse come up in therapy highlights the need for an effective short-term treatment for these patients. Imagery rescripting and reprocessing therapy, the treatment program described in this book, is an information-processing, schema-focused model in which the recurring traumatic abuse memories are treated with a combination of prolonged imaginal exposure and imaginal rescripting. With the use of both imagery and verbal interventions t…

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Understanding OCD: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Understanding OCD: A Guide for Parents and ProfessionalsGiving a full overview of childhood obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and discussing all major treatment options, including cognitive behavioural therapy and medication, this guide provides the essential information that families, teachers, caregivers, clinicians and mental health professionals need in order to understand and treat childhood OCD. It covers origins, symptoms and related illnesses and explains how OCD is diagnosed. The book also suggests ways to maximise the outcomes of treatmen…

April 21, 2017
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Childhood Depression: School-Based Intervention

Childhood Depression: School-Based InterventionIt is now generally acknowledged that depression is as much a disorder of childhood as of adulthood. Yet it is also clear that the manifestation of depression in children is more varied, complex, and difficult to detect. It may, for instance, show up in the form of anger, somatic symptoms, or lowered school performance. While school professionals are often the first to recognize that a child has a problem, they may be unable to accurately diagnose it as depression or provide any treatment wit…

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Helping Your Anxious Child: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents

Helping Your Anxious Child: A Step-by-Step Guide for Parents Most children are afraid of the dark. Some fear monsters under the bed. But at least ten percent of children have excessive fears and worries—phobias, separation anxiety, panic attacks, social anxiety, or obsessive-compulsive disorder—that can hold them back and keep them from fully enjoying childhood. If your child suffers from any of these forms of anxiety, the program in this book offers practical, scientifically proven tools that can help. Now in its second edition, Helping Your Anxious …

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Evidence-Based Treatments for Trauma Related Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Evidence-Based Treatments for Trauma Related Disorders in Children and AdolescentsThis handbook presents the current evidence-based psychological treatments for trauma related disorders in childhood and adolescence and in addition provides clearly structured, up-to-date information on the basic principles of traumatic stress research and practice in that age group, covering epidemiology, developmental issues, pathogenetic models, diagnostics, and assessment. Each of the chapters on treatment, which form the core of the book, begins with a summary of the theoretical underpinni…

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Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Childhood OCD: It’s Only a False Alarm Therapist Guide by John Piacentini (May 3 2007)

Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Childhood OCD: It's Only a False Alarm Therapist Guide by John Piacentini (May 3 2007)This handbook presents the current evidence-based psychological treatments for trauma related disorders in childhood and adolescence and in addition provides clearly structured, up-to-date information on the basic principles of traumatic stress research and practice in that age group, covering epidemiology, developmental issues, pathogenetic models, diagnostics, and assessment. Each of the chapters on treatment, which form the core of the book, begins with a summary of the theoretical underpinni…

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Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Childhood OCD: It’s Only a False Alarm Therapist Guide (Treatments That Work) by John Piacentini (2007-04-19)

Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Childhood OCD: It's Only a False Alarm Therapist Guide (Treatments That Work) by John Piacentini (2007-04-19)This handbook presents the current evidence-based psychological treatments for trauma related disorders in childhood and adolescence and in addition provides clearly structured, up-to-date information on the basic principles of traumatic stress research and practice in that age group, covering epidemiology, developmental issues, pathogenetic models, diagnostics, and assessment. Each of the chapters on treatment, which form the core of the book, begins with a summary of the theoretical underpinni…

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Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Childhood OCD: An Integrated Child and Family Approach

Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Childhood OCD: An Integrated Child and Family ApproachThis workshop describes assessment and cognitive-behavioral treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder in children. Dr. Piacentini begins by describing the diagnostic criteria for OCD and how the symptoms manifest in childhood. He describes how triggers and negative reinforcement contribute to the obsessive-compulsive cycle that maintains OCD.  Assessment tools presented include behavioral assessment tasks and the Children’s Yale-Brown Obsessive Compulsive Scale. In addition, Dr. Piacentini sum…

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