1st Edition

A Clinician's Guide to Childhood Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders Classification and Development

    334 Pages 4 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    334 Pages 4 B/W Illustrations
    by Routledge

    This book provides mental health clinicians and trainees with an overview of the new category of obsessive-compulsive and related disorders as they apply to youth.

    These disorders are highly impairing but can typically be overlooked in children and adolescents when they most often onset. This book draws attention to these disorders and provides an up-to-date review on the classification and development of these conditions in youth. Chapters explore the arguments for and against the new obsessive-compulsive related disorder DSM-5 category, provide reviews of transdiagnostic factors believed to underly these disorders, as well expert overviews of the clinical disorders that make up this category. An international team of contributors focuses on a range of topics such as: pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome, early-onset and tic-related OCD, common comorbid psychiatric conditions in youth, developmental neurobiology, and more.

    This book is an essential read for clinicians who specialize in OCD and related disorders and treat children. It is also applicable to clinicians, trainees, and students across mental health disciplines such as: psychology, psychiatry, social work, mental health, and counselling.

    01. What is an OCRD? How these disorders are and are not related, and why we should care about them in children and adolescents

    Eric A. Storch and Andrew G. Guzick


    02.Compulsivity, impulsivity, and obsessiveness as transdiagnostic factors in childhood psychopathology

    Maria E. Moreira-de-Oliveira, Ana P. Ribeiro, Carina Chacur, and Leonardo F. Fontenelle

    03. Disgust, Disgust Sensitivity, and Contamination-Related Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    Dean McKay


    04. Incompleteness and not just right experiences in children and adolescents with obsessive-compulsive disorder

    Matti Cervin and Davide Fausto Borrelli


    05. Harm and Taboo Thoughts in Youth with OCD

    Michelle Rozenman and Hannah Ishimuro


    06.Obsessive-compulsive related disorders and psychological dimensions

    David C. Houghton


    07. Health Anxiety in Children

    Kelly N. Banneyer, Liza Bonin, Victoria R. Bacon, Karina Silva, Lindsay T. Ives and Aditi Sabhlok


    08. Persistent (Chronic) Tic Disorders and Tourette Syndrome

    Jordan T. Stiede, Emily Braley, Steven T. Bellows, Joseph Jankovic and Eric A. Storch


    09. The Nature, Presentation, and Underlying Theories Behind Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors (BFRBs) in Youth

    Chandni Fredrickson, Theresa Gladstone, and Christopher A. Flessner


    10. Body Dysmorphic Disorder in Youth

    Amita Jassi and Georgina Krebs


     11. Hoarding in youth

    Molly J. Church, Katie H. Mangen, and Samuel D. Spencer


    12. Misophonia as a new obsessive-compulsive related disorder (OCRD)?: The evidence suggests otherwise

    Samuel D. Spencer, Ogechi “Cynthia” Onyeka, and Dean McKay


    13. Inflammation and OCD: Sydenham chorea, PANS/PANDAS, and other inflammatory conditions relating to OCD and other psychiatric comorbidities

    Allison Vreeland and Noelle Schlenk


    14. Early Onset and Tic Related OCD

    Madison Fitzpatrick and Brian A. Zaboski


    15. Psychiatric Comorbidity of Pediatric OCRDs

    Orri Smárason, Gudmundur Skarphedinsson, and Davíð R. M. A. Højgaard


    16. Neurobiology of Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

    Augusto De las Casas, Shankar Nandakumar, Grace Pham, Yaman Kawamleh and Julia Ridgeway-Diaz


    17. Assessment and Treatment Considerations for Sexual and Gender Minority Youth with OCD

    Caitlin M. Pinciotti, Andreas Bezahler, and Brian A. Feinstein

    18. Childhood OCRDs: What we know, what we don’t, and where to next

    Andrew G. Guzick and Eric A. Storch


    Andrew G. Guzick is a clinical psychologist and assistant professor in the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety at the University of Pennsylvania. His clinical and research focus is on children and adults with anxiety, obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, and misophonia. His work has also focused on anxiety among autistic individuals.

    Eric A. Storch is professor and mcIngvale presidential endowed chair in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Baylor College of Medicine. He serves as vice chair of psychology and specializes in the nature and treatment of childhood and adult obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety disorders, PTSD, and anxiety among youth with autism.

    'This is a practical guide that helps clinicians identify, conceptualize, and differentiate obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders (OCRDs)—which can meaningfully inform treatment planning.  A must have resource for therapists who see young people with OCRDs.'

    Joseph F. McGuirePh.D.

    James C. HarrisMD., professor in Developmental Neuropsychiatry & Neurosciences Research, Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

    'An essential resource for clinicians, students and academics looking to understand OCRDs in childhood.  Seamlessly blending easy to read and accessible information with depth of scientific knowledge, this book offers a comprehensive exploration of OCRDs, their common threads and distinctive nuances, developmental presentations, comorbidity, and treatment. Whether you're just stepping into the field or seeking fresh insights, this book has new knowledge for everyone.'

    Carly Johncoassociate professor, Ph.D., School of Psychological Sciences, Macquarie University (Sydney, Australia)

    'Drs. Storch and Guzick are well established leaders in the field of childhood OCD and related disorders, and have gathered together an excellent set of equally well regarded chapter authors. The book’s focus is much broader and more inclusive than other texts available, and should be an indispensable resource for students, clinicians, and researchers for years to come.'

    Caleb W. LackPh.D. (he/him), professor of psychology, program coordinator, M.A. in Counseling Psychology and Practicum Coordinator, Counseling Psychology/MFT, University of Central Oklahoma

    'This fabulous book offers a cutting edge tour of OCRDs in children. Novice clinicians will gain a foundational overview of these challenging disorders, and seasoned clinicians will broaden their expertise and fine-tune their approach. This book will also help investigators advance much-needed research in pediatric OCRDs, several of which are woefully understudied. What a fantastic resource!'

    Jedidiah Siev, Swarthmore College

    'In this indispensable, comprehensive, and up-to-date book, Drs. Storch and Guzik assembled a cadre of international experts to provide a clear, balanced, and highly informative review of the Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders (OCRDs) diagnostic category in youth. Uniquely, the book transcends existing OCRDs and critically examines additional conditions that may share features with OCD, including misophonia, hoarding and tic disorders, and even sensory dysregulation and health anxiety. This unique, authoritative book is an essential resource for pediatric mental health professionals.'

    Amitai Abramovitch, PhD, associate professor, Texas State University

    'This book is a necessary addition for all those who work in mental health with children and adolescents, contributing to the understanding of areas that are still under study and development. The information provided, precise and clear, transforms this clinical guide into an undoubted theoretical and practical reference, which should be a basic reading recommended for therapists who want to nourish their knowledge and delve into topics of high interest today, both in research and in clinical practice.'

    Tomás Miño Landon, IOCDF professional member. director diploma in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder ADIPA, Chile. director HablemosdeTOC Chile. director Chilean Network of OCD Specialists

    'This splendid compilation is a resource that only comes around once a decade. Veterans of the field will delight in updates and guidance while serving as a starting point I could have only hoped for as a new clinician. While it is centered on children, much applies to adults. Its coverage of disgust, sensory dysregulation, tics, and significantly more provides insight for clinical practice so that already effective treatments can excel even further past current limitations. I joyfully welcome this book.' 

    Justin K. Hughes, MA, LPC—therapist, speaker, and writer at www.justinkhughes.com