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|Title:||The treatment of obsessive-compulsive checking: A randomised trial comparing danger ideation reduction therapy with exposure and response prevention||Contributor(s):||Vaccaro, Lisa D (author); Jones, Mairwen K (author); Menzies, Ross G (author); Wootton, Bethany (author)||Publication Date:||2014||DOI:||10.1111/cp.12019||Handle Link:||https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/20156||Abstract:||Standard psychological treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) typically involves the behavioural-based therapy exposure and response prevention (ERP). This study compared the effectiveness of ERP with the recently developed cognitive therapy-based treatment package, Danger Ideation Reduction Therapy for obsessive-compulsive checkers (DIRT-C) (Vaccaro, Jones, Menzies, and St Clare). Both treatments were delivered in 14 1-hr individual weekly sessions. Post-treatment intention-to-treat analysis revealed large statistically significant improvements for participants in both ERP (n = 22) and DIRT-C (n = 28) conditions. However, treatment effect sizes for change in OCD symptom severity at post-treatment were greater for DIRT-C than for ERP (3.74 versus 2.89). In addition, at post-treatment assessment, significantly more participants who received DIRT-C were recovered compared with those who received ERP (43% versus 14%). Similarly, at 6-month follow-up, treatment effect sizes for change in OCD symptom severity were greater for DIRT-C than for ERP (3.9 versus 2.76). This study provides further evidence of the usefulness of the DIRT-C package for people with OCD checking subtype. Future research investigating DIRT-C is warranted.||Publication Type:||Journal Article||Source of Publication:||Clinical Psychologist, 18(2), p. 74-95||Publisher:||Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Ltd||Place of Publication:||United Kingdom||ISSN:||1742-9552
|Field of Research (FOR):||170106 Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology||Peer Reviewed:||Yes||HERDC Category Description:||C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal||Statistics to Oct 2018:||Visitors: 59
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