The therapies used in treating people with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
1)Thought Stopping Therapy (Cognitive Therapy):
the individual is instructed to yell “STOP” every time they begin having repetitive thoughts.
Systematic Desensitization: reduces fear by gradually exposing people to the source under controlled conditions.
- 2)Exposure Therapy (Behavioral Therapy): the patient is exposed to the situation that brings on the compulsive behavior,but is prevented from engaging in it.
- Flooding: a sudden and large-scale exposure to the source of fear under controlled conditions.