Family treatment of an obsessive-compulsive child: a case report.

  title={Family treatment of an obsessive-compulsive child: a case report.},
  author={Pam Dalton},
  journal={Family process},
  volume={22 1},
This paper presents a family therapy approach to the treatment of an obsessive-compulsive child. Psychodynamic, behavioral and family therapy approaches to the etiology and treatment of this dysfunction are described briefly, and a detailed case report of a 15-session treatment utilizing behavioral interventions designed to change the family context is presented. Various procedures for dealing with the obsessive-compulsive behavior have been reported in the literature, including eliminating it… CONTINUE READING

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