New paper entitled: “Relationship obsessive compulsive disorder (ROCD): Interference, symptoms and maladaptive beliefs”

Press this link: Relationship obsessive compulsive disorder (ROCD): Interference, symptoms and maladaptive beliefs.

Application for improving mood and self-esteem

The application Good Blocks was developed and recently updated by Prof. Guy Doron of the ROCD-RU team. This gamified application is designed to improve mood and self-esteem.

ROCD is gaining world wide research interests!

During this week (6/9/15) , six presentations on ROCD were presented at the 45th Annual Congress of the European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (EACBT) in Jerusalem.

  • Clark, D. A. & O’Sullivan, L. (2015). Obsessing About Love: How Relationship OC Tendencies Affects Romantic Breakup in Young Canadian Adults. Paper presented at the 45th Annual Congress of the European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (EACBT), Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Doron. G., Szepsenwol. O., & Derby, D., (2015). I Obsess about My Child’s Flaws: Impact and Correlates of Parent-Child Obsessive-Compulsive Symptoms. Paper presented at the 45th Annual Congress of the European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (EACBT), Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Melli. G., Carraresi. C., & Doron, G.(2015). The Role of Perfectionism in Relationship Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (ROCD). Paper presented at the 45th Annual Congress of the European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (EACBT), Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Doron. G., Karp. E., & Derby, D., (2015). Relationship Related Intrusive Thoughts: An Interview Based Study.  Paper presented at the 45th Annual Congress of the European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (EACBT), Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Efrati. Y., Doron. G., Szepsenwol. O. (2015). Relationship Obsession Within the Individual-God Context: Exploring Obsessive Tendencies about One’s Relationship with God. Paper presented at the 45th Annual Congress of the European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (EACBT), Jerusalem, Israel.
  • Doron. G., Fabian. N., & German, M., (2015). Self-Vulnerability and Obsessing About One’s Partner: Priming Self-Sensitivity in the Appearance Domain Increases Preoccupation with Partner’s Flaws. Paper presented at the 45th Annual Congress of the European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Therapies (EACBT), Jerusalem, Israel.

 

For therapists dealing with ROCD: A chapter outlining treatment of ROCD has now been added.

Press this link: Assessment and treatment of relationship-related OCD symptoms (ROCD): A modular approach [Doron & Derby, in press]

ROCD on the Expert Opinions page of the International OCD foundation

ROCD on the Expert Opinions page of the International OCD foundation website:

http://iocdf.org/expert-opinions/relationship-ocd/

Partner-value self-sensitivity may perpetuate partner-focused symptoms

See http://rocd.net/initial-findings/ for description of the studies !