The Neurobiological Roots of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
The Implications for Treatment
By Dr Pieter Rossouw
Dr Rossouw explores some of the underlying neurological systems of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and how this knowledge relates to psychotherapeutic techniques toward resolution. With an understanding of the orbitofrontal cortex/striatum/amygdala/thalamus loop, and associated neurochemical actions, the therapist is armed with vital information to better manage OCD with a view to shift certain neural pathways toward healthy patterns.
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