OCD treatment

This tag covers articles relating to the treatment and management of obsessive-compulsive disorder.

  • Inference-Based Therapy is a new treatment for OCD that is based on cognitive-behavioural principles, but puts an emphasis on faulty reasoning systems and doubt. It may be particularly helpful for those with repugnant obsessions (where exposure-based treatment may be challenging) and it is easier to deliver remotely via videoconferencing.

  • This is an overview of the principles and practices of the intensive treatment programme for the treatment of OCD. There are descriptions of how exposure and response prevention (ERP) is used in practice, along with criteria for referral and treatment.

  • The following information outlines the operational framework for the intensive OCD treatment pathway, and includes a downloadable form of the criteria for referral and treatment.

  • This is a brief overview of anterior cingulotomy as a treatment for depression or OCD. It does not attempt to cover all aspects of treatment, nor does it provide details about outcomes. Please ask us if you would like more information about this.

  • This is a list of support groups and resources for people with OCD.