Holistic Approach for Management of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder


Holistic Approach
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Baccopa Moneri
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SINGH, D., PANDYA, P., & LODHI, P. S. (2012). Holistic Approach for Management of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Dev Sanskriti Interdisciplinary International Journal, 1, 12–20. https://doi.org/10.36018/dsiij.v1i.2


Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is one of the least understood, least diagnosed, most disabling of the anxiety disorders. The aim of present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of holistic approach on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder patients. Holistic approach is an integration of Psychology, Ayurveda and Yogic techniques. Sixty participants with a diagnosis of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder were selected though quota sampling. Participants were received 45 individual sessions of therapeutic interventions of holistic approach. Severity of disorder was measured before and after intervention. The obtained data were statistically analyzed through paired t-test. Results: There where a significant reduction in obsession as well as in compulsion of participants. Conclusion: Holistic Approach is effective intervention and positively associated with durable improvement in obsession and compulsion of participants.



Abramowitz, J. S., Baucom, D. H., Wheaton, S. B., Fabricant, L. E., Paprocki, C. & Fischer, M. S. (2012) Enhancing Exposure and Response Prevention for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Couple-Based Approach. Behavior Modification, 36(6), 34-39.

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