OCD Quiz

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  • Created by: bthnyrose
  • Created on: 03-04-16 22:05

1. What is 'Neutralisation' ?

  • Sufferer tries to "undo" a thought or behaviour believed to be dangerous by neutralising it with another behaviour or thought (e.g. changing the meaning of the thought, doing the opposite action or thinking “good” thoughts
  • Exposing patient to what triggers them
  • Sufferer tries to "undo" a thought or behaviour believed to be dangerous by performing it more regularly
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2. What are biological factors in OCD?

  • Inactivity of neurotransmitters such as dopamine and abnormal functioning in certain brain regions - Frontal lobes and basil ganglia
  • Inactivity of neurotransmitters such as serotonin and abnormal functioning in certain brain regions - Frontal lobes and basil ganglia
  • Inactivity of neurotransmitters such as serotonin and abnormal functioning in certain brain regions - Frontal lobes and corpus callosum

3. What are compulsions?

  • Having to repeat checking a lock 3 times for any reason
  • Repetitive/Ritualized Behaviour to prevent negative outcome
  • Intrusive and reoccurring thoughts (disturbing and uncontrollable)
  • Overwhelming desire to perform an action

4. What are Obsessions?

  • Intrusive and reoccurring thoughts (disturbing and uncontrollable)
  • Repetitive/Ritualized Behaviour to prevent negative outcome
  • Being addicted to something

5. What is the Exposure part of ERP?

  • Graded exposure to thought that triggers distress (planned so their triggers decrease)
  • Consistent exposure to thought that triggers distress (planned so their triggers decrease)
  • Habit Reversal
  • Behaviour modification

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