List of Contributors.
Section I - The Nature of OCD.
Chapter 1 - The Classification and Diagnosis of OCD (A. Krochmalik and R. Menzies).
Chapter 2 - The Phenomenology of OCD (P. de Silva).
Section II - Theoretical Accounts of OCD.
Chapter 3 - Neuropsychological Models of OCD (I. Frampton).
Chapter 4 - Cognitive-behavioural Theory of OCD (P. Salkovskis and J. McGuire).
Chapter 5 - Repetitive and Iterative Thinking in Psychopathology: Anxiety-inducing Consequences and a Mood-As-Input Mechanism (G. Davey, et al.).
Chapter 6 - Personality and Individual Differences in OCD (A. Macdonald).
Section III - Clinical Presentations and Subtypes of OCD.
Chapter 7 - Obsessive-compulsive Washing (M. Jones and A. Krochmalik).
Chapter 8 - Compulsive Checking (S. Rachman).
Chapter 9 - Compulsive Hoarding (R. Frost and T. Hartl).
Chapter 10 - Primary Obsessional Slowness (S. Rachman).
Chapter 11 - Obsessions, Ruminations and Covert Compulsions (P. de Silva).
Ch apter 12 - Atypical Presentations (D. Einstein and R. Menzies).
Chapter 13 - The Obsessive-compulsive Spectrum and Body Dysmophic Disorder (D. Veale).
Section IV - Approaches to Assessment and Treatment in OCD.
Chapter 14 - Assessment Procedures (T. St. Clare).
Chapter 15 - Exposure and Response Prevention for OCD (M. Kyrios).
Chapter 16 - Cognitive Therapy for OCD (M. Marks).
Chapter 17 - Pharmacological and Neurosurgical Treatment of OCD (M. McDonough).
OCD in Children and Adolescents (R. Shafran).
Chapter 19 - The Management of Treatment-resistant Cases and other Difficult Clients (M. Bruch and A. Prioglio).
Section V - Professional Issues.
Chapter 20 - Training, Resources and Service Provision (L. Harris and R. Menzies).
“…differences and similarities of every manifestation of the disorder are carefully explained…information is presented unsensationally and respectfully…” (Mental Health Today, Feb 2004)