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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 26  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 78-82

A holistic psychotherapeutic approach for the management of obsessive-compulsive disorder with poor insight


Clinical Psychologist, LGB Regional Institute of Mental Health, Sonitpur, Assam, India

Correspondence Address:
Ritu Raj Gogoi
Clinical Psychologist, LGB Regional Institute of Mental Health, Tezpur, Sonitpur - 784 001, Assam
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/jmhhb.jmhhb_56_20

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An individual with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and poor insight has a significant impact on the person, thinking clearly about his obsessive thought and compulsive behavior. Cognitive-behavior therapy is an evidence-based therapy for the treatment of OCD patients. However, the need felt to incorporate other therapeutic approaches such as supportive, mindfulness-based therapy to treat OCD. This case study tried to discuss the efficacy of a holistic intervention approach in an individual with OCD who had poor insight. The result showed that the holistic approach decreased distress, intrusive thought and reassurance-seeking behavior and improved his insight. At the end of the psychotherapy session, the Y-BOCS score decreased to 15.


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