Certain anxiety disorders are triggered and/or maintained by factors in the home environment. Risk factors for the development of OCD in children and adolescents includes physical and sexual abuse in childhood or the experience of other traumatic events.
Write a 700-1,050-word paper, in which you address the following:
- What is obsessive-compulsive disorder? Specifically, how does it develop and what maintains a person’s symptoms?
- What is exposure/response prevention and is this a good treatment for OCD?
Include at least two to three peer-reviewed journal articles beyond the textbook and course readings.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.