Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: The Contributions of an Experimental-Clinical Approach

  • Paul M. G. Emmelkamp
Part of the Applied Clinical Psychology book series (NSSB)


In my presentation, I will start with a brief description of the clinical features of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Then, I will discuss recent developments in the psychological treatment of these patients (i.e. self-management programmes and cognitive therapy) and finally I will go into the relational ramifications of this disorder and present some recent follow-up data.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul M. G. Emmelkamp
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Clinical PsychologyAcademic HospitalGroningenThe Netherlands

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