| Published: November 22, 2017
Role of CBT Intervention on Adjustment of Patients with OCD
Obsessions and Compulsions are integral part of OCD that shares a life time prevalence of around 2%-3%. This disorder causes debilitating effect in patient’s overall psycho-social functioning leading to poor adjustment ability with day to day life situations, which further add-on to the stress level of the individual and increases burden on family and society. This calls for timely management. Literature favors use of CBT intervention in managing symptoms severity in OCD. Present study attempts to look its role on adjustment level of such patients. Pre and post intervention with a control group design were made to conduct this study involving 20 OCD patients. Patients were equally divided in two groups where one group was given intervention with CBT sessions for 10 weeks. Pre and post intervention assessment was done using YBOCS and Bell Adjustment Inventory (Hindi form) and results were compared. Obtained data indicates significant changes in YBOCS and adjustment inventory scores, in the intervene group. Finding reveals that CBT has a role in improving the adjustment level in daily living of OCD patients along with remission of the primary symptoms.
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© 2017 Rathore L N, & Prakash J
Received: September 21, 2017; Revision Received: October 22, 2017; Accepted: November 22, 2017
Published in Volume 05, Issue 1, October-December, 2017