Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Tourette Syndrome Disorder and Trichotillomania co-occur at significant rates in youth, so clinicians often must develop treatment plans that address one or all of these conditions. Research has demonstrated that behavioral approaches are the psychological treatment of choice for these conditions and hold considerable promise as effective alternatives to pharmacologic interventions. Review the state-of-the-art behavioral assessment and treatment of these conditions and learn how to develop and use a behavioral treatment plan. In addition, you learn current pharmacologic treatments for these conditions and the efficacy of these treatments compared to behavioral treatment.
By the end of the course, you will have learned how to:
- Distinguish the major criteria for the diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder, Tourette syndrome disorder and trichotillomania
- Conduct a behavioral analysis that yields a behavioral treatment plan for these conditions
- Identify the two features of a habit reversal protocol for trichotillomania
- Identify two diagnostic features of obsessive-compulsive disorder, Tourette syndrome disorder and trichotillomania
- Identify the two features of a habit reversal protocol for Tourette syndrome or for other motor tics