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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Worksheets

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterised by intrusive thoughts, images, urges, or impulses (obsessions) which are interpreted as threatening, as well as active and counterproductive attempts to reduce the thoughts and / or discharge the perceived responsibility associated with them (compulsions).

The page includes resources for body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) and hoarding

OCD

BDD

  • Cosmetic Procedure Screening (COPS)  download  archived copy
  • Body Image Questionnaire (BIQ)  download  archived copy
  • Danesh, M, Beroukhim, K., Nguyen, C., Levin, E., & Koo, J. (2015). Body dysmorphic disorder screening tools for the dermatologist: A systematic review. Pract Dermatol2, 44-49.  download archived copy

Treatment guides

  • NICE guidelines for OCD and BDD (November 2005) download
  • Treatment of patients with OCD (APA guidelines, 2007) download
  • Canadian clinical practice guidelines for the management of anxiety, posttraumatic stress and obsessive-compulsive disorders (2014) download archived copy
  • A psychological perspective on hoarding – DCP good practice guidelines download  archived copy
  • Treatment manual for OCD  download

Information handouts

Exercises, Worksheets & Workbooks

Overcoming body dysmorphia

  • Understanding body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) download
  • What keeps BDD going? download
  • Reducing appearance preoccupation download
  • Reducing checking and reassurance seeking download
  • Overcoming negative predictions, avoidance, and safety behaviours download
  • Adjusting appearance assumptions download
  • Self-managment planning download
  • New directions in implementing exposure and response prevention: an inhibitory learning perspective – workshop presented by Jonathan Abramowitz in 2018 download archived copy
  • Cognitive Therapy for Contamination-Related OCD: ERP and Beyond – Workshop presented by Adam Radomsky in 2011 download archived copy
  • Interoceptive exposure: an underused weapon in the arsenal against obsessions and compulsions – workshop presented by Jonathan Abramowitz in 2018 download archived copy
  • Family affair: involving a partner or spouse in exposure and response prevention for OCD – workshop presented by Jonathan Abramowitz in 2018 download archived copy
  • A couple-based approach to CBT for BDD – workshop by Lillian Reuman and Jonathan Abramowitz in 2016 download archived copy

OCD

  • Clark, D. A., & Rhyno, S. (2005). Unwanted intrusive thoughts in nonclinical individuals. Intrusive thoughts in clinical disorders: Theory, research, and treatment, 1-29 download archived copy
  • Doron, G., & Derby, D. (2015). Assessment and treatment of relationship-related OCD symptoms (ROCD): a modular approach. Handbook of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder across the Lifespan. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley (Forthcoming). download archived copy
  • Gillihan, S., Williams, M. T., Malcoun, E., Yadin, E., Foa, E. B. (2012) Common pitfalls in exposure and response prevention (EX/RP) for OCD. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, 1, 251-257 download archived copy
  • Rachman, S. (1997). A cognitive theory of obsessions. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 35(9), 793-802 download archived copy
  • Mataix-Cols, D., et al (2010). Hoarding disorder: A new diagnosis for DSM-V? Depression and Anxiety, 27, 556-572. download archived copy
  • Salkovskis, P. (1999). Psychological treatment of obsessive–compulsive disorder. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 37, S37-S52 download archived copy
  • Salkovskis, P. M. (2007). Psychological treatment of obsessive–compulsive disorder. Psychiatry6(6), 229-233 download  archived copy
  • Veale, D. (2007). Cognitive behavioural therapy for obsessive compulsive disorder. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment. 13, 438-446 download archived copy

BDD

  • Danesh, M., Beroukhim, K., Nguyen, C., Levin, E., & Koo, J. (2015). Body dysmorphic disorder screening tools for the dermatologist: A systematic review. Pract Dermatol2, 44-49.  download  archived copy
  • Veale, D. (2004). Advances in a cognitive behavioural model of body dysmorphic disorder. Body Image ,1, 113-125 download archived copy
  • Veale, D. (2001). Cognitive-behavioural therapy for body dysmorphic disorder. Advances in Psychiatric Treatment, 7, 125-132 download archived copy

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