Our ROCD conceptual paper is now in press

Doron, G., Derby, D., & Szepsenwol. O. (in press). Relationship obsessive compulsive disorder (ROCD): A conceptual framework. Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders.

Also see pre-print version HERE.

Online draft: ROCD conceputal framework

see this link

Coming soon: Relationship Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (ROCD): A conceptual framework

We are currently working on the above paper. We hope to publish a draft in the next couple of weeks.

Relationship obsessive compulsive disorder (ROCD): A conceptual framework

1.      Relationship Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (ROCD): Phenomenology

2.      Measures of Relationship Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms

3.      Development and Maintenance Mechanisms in ROCD

3.1.   ROCD and cognitive models of OCD related disorders

3.1.1.      ROCD symptoms and OCD related beliefs:

3.1.2.      ROCD symptoms and increased monitoring of internal states

3.1.3.      ROCD symptoms and relationship-related dysfunctional beliefs

3.2.   ROCD and self-related processes 

3.3.   ROCD and attachment representations

3.4.   ROCD and other personality and societal factors

3.5.   ROCD, parenting and family environment

4.      Relationship-Centered and Partner-Focused OC Symptoms

4.1.   The personal and dyadic consequences of ROCD symptoms

4.2.   ROCD and relationship satisfaction

4.3.   ROCD and well-being

4.4.   Within-person bidirectional infiltration of ROCD symptoms.

4.5.   Between-person infiltration of ROCD symptoms

5.      ROCD symptoms and related constructs

5.1.   Relationship-centered OC symptoms and worries

5.2.   Relationship-centered OC symptoms and Social anxiety

5.3.   Partner-focused OC symptoms and BDD

6.      Assessment and treatment

6.1.   Assessment

7.      Treatment 

7.1.   Pharmacotherapy

7.2.   Psychosocial treatments

A new paper about relationship-centered OC symptoms was added

Our paper entitled: “Obsessing About Intimate-Relationship: Testing the Double Relationship-Vulnerability Hypothesis” was accepted to the Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry (see Our ROCD Papers).

ROCD: Results of one year follow up study are now available

Results on the reciprocal relationship between partner-focused and relationship-centered obsessive-compulsive (OC) phenomena over time have been added to the initial results page.