Treatment Resources: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Diagnostic Criteria
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder 300.3 - DSMIV made Easy Website
Selected Readings
The Boy Who Couldn't Stop Washing : The Experience and Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by Judith L. Rapoport
Brief Strategic Solution-Oriented Therapy of Phobic and Obsessive Disorders by Giorgio Nardone
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder : The Latest Assessment and Treatment Strategies by Gail Steketee (Editor), Teresa Pigott (Editor), Todd Schemmel
Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders in Adults by Lorrin M. Koran
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder : Contemporary Issues in Treatment (Personality and Clinical Psychology Series) by W. K. Goodman (Editor), Matthew V. Rudorfer (Editor), Jack D. Maser (Editor)
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder : Psychological and Pharmacological Treatment by Matig Mavissakalian (Editor), Samuel M. Turner, Larry Michelson (Editor), Marig Mavissakalian
Ocd in Children and Adolescents : A Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment Manual by John S. March, Karen Mulle
A Thousand Frightening Fantasies : Understanding and Healing Scrupulosity and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by William Van Ornum
Tormenting Thoughts and Secret Rituals: The Causes and Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder by Ian Osborn
Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (Clinical Application of Evidence-Based Psychotherapy) by Lata K. McGinn, William C. Sanderson


Anxiety Disorders Association of America
NIMH - Anxiety Disorders Education Program - OCD
Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation
OC & Spectrum Disorders Association
OCD Center of Los Angeles - "The OCD Center of Los Angeles offers a highly specialized psychotherapy program designed specifically for the treatment of OCD, and related Obsessive-Compulsive Spectrum Disorders and anxiety disorders."
OCD Resource
Most Patients With Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Improve After Several Decades - Doctor's Guide 1999
NIMH Informational Article on OCD
Study Shows Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Runs In Families - Science Daily, 2000
Journal of Anxiety Disorders- an interdisciplinary journal that publishes research papers dealing with all aspects of anxiety disorders for all age groups (child, adolescent, adult and geriatric). Areas of focus include: traditional, behavioral, cognitive and biological assessment; diagnosis and classification; psychosocial and psychopharmacological treatment; genetics; epidemiology; and prevention.
Helpful Links
DSM IV Made Easy Website - provides diagnostic information on most DSM IV categories
Dr. Bob's Website - DSM IV Codes - provides codes for each DSM IV category
Psychiatric Meds Info- links to the site