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How effective is rational emotive behavior therapy for treating obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)?

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Dr. Owen Scott
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Rational emotive

therapy is an early form of Cognitive Therapy or CT.
Research shows Exposure+Response Prevention and CT work best. E+RP is a structured program of confronting the feared situation or thought without using the compulsive behavior to escape from it. CT challenges faulty thinking associated with OCD. Effective treatment with either approach takes a very skilled therapist.

In brief: Rational emotive

therapy is an early form of Cognitive Therapy or CT.
Research shows Exposure+Response Prevention and CT work best. E+RP is a structured program of confronting the feared situation or thought without using the compulsive behavior to escape from it. CT challenges faulty thinking associated with OCD. Effective treatment with either approach takes a very skilled therapist.
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