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WIELENSKA, Regina Christina. Terapia comportamental do transtorno obsessivo-compulsivo. Rev. Bras. Psiquiatr. [online]. 2001, vol.23, suppl.2, pp.62-64. ISSN 1516-4446.

Behavior therapy, an experimentally-based approach, has been able to successfully treat obsessive-compulsive disorder by means of graded exposure to feared stimuli and response prevention procedures. This article will present the main treatment features, emphasizing behavioral assessment, motivational interviewing techniques, session planning guidelines, and issues on rehabilitation.

Keywords : Obsessive-compulsive disorder; Behavior therapy; Therapeutic relationship.

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