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__Armaghane Danesh__ 2016, 21(7): 694-706 Back to browse issues page
The Efficacy of Combination of Cognitive-behavioral Therapy and Choice Theory and Obsessive-compulsive Disorder: A Case Study
S Noroozi 1, MS Pourshahryai2, M Lotfi2
1- Counseling group, Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran , soude.noroozi@gmail.com
2- Counseling group, Alzahra University, Tehran, Iran
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Background & aim: Obsessive - Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a disabling disorder that affects one's performance, while the effectiveness of cognitive - behavioral therapy has been shown in several studies, but recurrences of the disease is reported by patients. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of the combination of cognitive-behavioral therapy and choice theory and obsessive-compulsive disorder on patients referred to psychological clinics in Arak, Iran.

Methods: In the present case study, 3 females diagnosed with OCD on the bases of Yale-Brown scale (Y-BOCS) were chosen. They were trained 8 sessions which included cognitive-behavioral treatment and choice theory.  Five sessions of 8 sessions were on the bases of cognitive behavioral therapy and other sessions were on the basis of choice theory. Finally, the results were presented using tables and graphs.

Results: The results of the Yale-Brown scale (Y-BOCS) was used as a pretest and posttest assessment and self-report form (Report of the clients who had a 5-degree scale) demonstrated the effectiveness of integrating of two cognitive-behavioral and choice theory.

Conclusion: According to the results, it was concluded that people with knowledge of the choice and intrinsic motivation in the using cognitive-behavioral trainings (Relaxation, recognition of cognitive distortions, avoiding the respondents) are efficient in reducing symptoms of obsessive-compulsive will operate. Combining of these two approaches in advancing therapeutic targets in the treatment of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder can be effective.


Keywords: Obsessive compulsive disorder, Cognitive Behavioral therapy, Choice Theory
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/03/9 | Accepted: 2016/10/3 | Published: 2016/10/11
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Noroozi S, Pourshahryai M, Lotfi M. The Efficacy of Combination of Cognitive-behavioral Therapy and Choice Theory and Obsessive-compulsive Disorder: A Case Study. Armaghane danesh. 2016; 21 (7) :694-706
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