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Obsessive-compulsive disorder


The NICE clinical guideline on obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and body dismorphic disorder (BDD) covers:

  • the care people with OCD or BDD can expect to receive from their GP or other healthcare professional
  • what treatments may be offered, including psychological therapies and medication
  • the services that may help with OCD or BDD, including specialist mental health services
  • how families and carers may be able to support people with OCD and BDD, and how they can get support for themselves.

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All documents use PDF or HTML format. Click the file name to open the file in your web browser or right-click to save the file to your PC. Where you see the word NICE, clicking the file name will open a new window allowing you to download the file from the NICE website.

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A printed version of the full guideline can be purchased from the RCPsych. Printed versions of some of the NICE products can be ordered here.