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CBT in obsessive-compulsive disoder

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Behavioural therapy is effective and is the first line treatment: the patient is exposed to their fears while obsessive behaviour is prevented.

If behavioural therapy fails then assumptions about catastrophes, perfection and personal responsibility are challenged.

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