Cognitive Checking Intervention for Maladaptive Beliefs About Memory

  • STATUS
    Recruiting
  • participants needed
    50
  • sponsor
    University of Manitoba
Updated on 18 January 2022
anxiety
behavior therapy
psychiatric disorder

Summary

A small (N = 24) pilot study developed a new and brief cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) module for checking symptoms (CBT-C) in obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). CBT-C targets maladaptive beliefs about memory and results show that it is effective at significantly decreasing checking symptoms as compared to a waitlist control. The objectives of the current investigation are to further investigate CBT-C by (1) replicating the pilot results in a larger sample; (2) using an active control condition (treatment as usual) as the comparison condition (3) including a 6-month follow-up, and (4) determining whether the association between maladaptive beliefs about memory at pre-treatment assessment are related to degree of checking symptom reduction following CBT-C. The findings of the study will have theoretical significance in adding to our understanding of the maladaptive belief domains relevant to the development and maintenance of OCD and supporting the cognitive model of compulsive checking. The relevant clinical significance is the further development of an intervention that could improve outcomes in treatment of persons with OCD. The key practical outcome of the research would be to add a stepped care offering to patients with OCD.

Details
Condition Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD - Pediatric), ANXIETY NEUROSIS, obsessive compulsive disorder, Anxiety Disorders (Pediatric), Anxiety Disorders
Treatment Treatment As Usual, CBT for Maladaptive Beliefs about Memory
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT03241056
SponsorUniversity of Manitoba
Last Modified on18 January 2022

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