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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Current Science and Clinical Practice by Joseph Zohar

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Current Science and Clinical Practice

Part of the World Psychiatric Association Series


Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Current Science and Clinical Practice by Joseph Zohar

A clear summary of what is known about a highly prevalent and debilitating disorder that affects nearly as many people as does asthma. Expert authors review the biological basis for the disorder and describe both pharmacological and psychological approaches to treatment.


This is an extremely useful book for anyone who wishes to extend their knowledge and develop services for OCD.As well as presenting the science behind OCD, the outcomes of various therapeutic interventons are also examined.This is a useful additionl to the literature and would recommend it to all adult and child psychiatrists who may wonder how to treat these patients. ( British Journal of Psychiatry, 2013)

About the Author

Joseph Zohar is Department Chair of the Division of Psychiatry at Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel. He is also Professor of Psychiatry at the Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel. He is President of the European College of Neuropharmacology, Associate editor of the World Journal of Biological Psychiatry and International editor of CNS. Dr. Zohar has received numerous awards, including: Fogarty International Research Fellowship Award, in 1984; A.E. Bennet Award for Clinical Research in 1986; European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Lilly Neuroscience Award for Clinical Research in 1998; and World Federation Society of Biological Psychiatry on excellency in education in 2001.

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Publication date

13th July 2012


Joseph Zohar

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Wiley-Blackwell an imprint of John Wiley and Sons Ltd


358 pages


Clinical psychology



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