Efectos a largo plazo del tratamiento cognitivo en un caso de trastorno obsesivo compulsivo

Carmen Carrió Rodríguez
2004 Revista de Psicopatología y Psicología Clínica  
Palabras clave: Trastorno obsesivo-compulsivo, efectos cognitivos del tratamiento cognitivo, tratamiento cognitivo del TOC, creencias disfuncionales y TOC. Long-term effects ofcognitive treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder: a single-case study A case-history of a 31-years oíd woman with a main diagnosis of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is described. The OCD duration was of one year and their severity degree was modérate. The obsessive ideas were mainly related to self-and
more » ... self-and heteroaggressive contents. At the onset of psychological evaluation she was under pharmacological treatment (9 months). The medication was able to alleviate the depressive symptoms but did not had effects on OCD symptoms. After a psychometric evaluation (obsession, depression and anxiety questionnaires) and an idiosyncrasic assessment to evalúate the dysfunctional beliefs about obsessions, a Cognitive Tteatment specially designed to the change of obsession-related beliefs, was applied during 22 weekly sessions of one-hour of duration each. The treatment was highly effective and the changes were maintained after a one year of foUow-up. These changos are reflected on psychometric measures as well as on clinical features.
doi:10.5944/rppc.vol.9.num.2.2004.3972 fatcat:gij6y5k3njbankbwbqxcgcop5u