Cognitive Explantion of OCD

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Rachman and Hodgson stated that people with OCD...
Process thoughts differently
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Catastrophic interpretations of intrusive thoughts and...
Their suppression leads to OCD
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What did Abramowitz 2006 suggest?
Faulty beliefs lead to OCD
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Those with OCD belive that...
Thoughts imply causation- thought-action fusion
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People with OCD do not allow...
Mistakes or Imperfections
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Thinking errors linked to obsessions... For example?
If I have any influence over a situation, I am responsible for it
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Compulsions prevent discovery...
Of faulty thinking
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What did Kirk 1997 suggest?
Intrusive thoughts increased when patients asked to suppress them
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There is a link between OCD and depression. What does this support?
The idea that feeling stressed or depressed may make people more vulnerable to OCD
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This approach is a description not a..
Explanation
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What does this theory not explain?
Why OCD patients have such problems with intrusive thoughts compared to controls
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