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Inference-Based Therapy (IBT)

An introduction to Inference-Based Therapy (IBT) Introduction Behavioural treatment for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is traditionally based on an Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) model; an approach which is evidence-based but often under-used. Since high levels of distress can be experienced during treatment it can be difficult for the patient to fully engage and, in …

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Intensive OCD treatment

Intensive treatment for OCD The following is a brief description of intensive exposure and response prevention (ERP) treatment for OCD. It covers descriptions of the model and also inclusion/ exclusion criteria. Introduction Intensive OCD treatment in the AIS Prior to 2013, a small number of Scottish patients with difficult-to-treat OCD had to travel to specialist …

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