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Vertex. 2004 Jun-Aug;15(56):85-90.

[Cognitive therapy in patients with obsessive ruminations].

[Article in Spanish]

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Psicólogo, Jefe de Trabejos Prácitcos 2nd Cátedra de Clínica Psicológica y Psicoterapias, Facultad de Psicología, UBA Miguel Cané, Banfield, Pcia. Bs. As. Argentina.


The article stands out the elevate amount of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder who only or mainly present obsessive ruminations. Firstly, the basic concepts of behavioral model of obsessive-compulsive disorder are enunciated. In the second place, the limitations of behavioural treatment for patient with obsessive ruminations are discussed. Then, the general characteristics of cognitive model of compulsive-obsessive dysfunction are formulated. Finally, steps of cognitive treatment for patient with obsessive ruminations are outlined.

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