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Obsessive Compulsive Spectrum Disorders (New DSM 5) & Behavioural Therapy for Psychiatric Conditions

Date: 29 Jan 2016

Hong Kong

The contemporary professional view on Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD), according to the new DSM 5 classification, is that it is one of the most commonly seen disorders amongst the whole OC spectrum disorders. It can also be one of the most disabling neurotic mental conditions we come across day in and day out. It is the aim of this workshop to take a modern view on OCD, and to its extended family of disorders.

The second part of the workshop is to revisit the various Behavioural Therapies on different disorders such as Phobic Disorders, Panic Disorders and unwanted behavioural problems. Through seminar and video shows, rationales and techniques of various Behavioural Therapies will be brought to light.

Course Content

1. Classification and clinical features of OCD in DSM 5

2. The cause, management and prognosis of OCD

3. Introduction of other OC Spectrum Disorders such as Trichotillomania and Hoarding Disorder

4. Introduction of basic rationales of Behavioural Therapies – Classical and Operant Conditioning

5. The techniques and the applications of Behavioural Therapies in various psychiatric conditions

Duration: 9:30am–5:30pm

Venue: 8/F Breakthrough Centre, 191 Woo Sung Street, Jordan, Kowloon

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HK$980-Enroll the course 1 month or more prior to the event

HK$930-/each for group of 3 or more

Language: Cantonese supplement with English(Teaching materials are mainly in English)

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