Obsessive-compulsive disorder and body dysmorphic disorder: treatment : guidance (CG31)

Source:
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence - NICE
Publication date:
29 November 2005

Abstract

This guideline covers recognising, assessing, diagnosing and treating obsessive-compulsive disorder and body dysmorphic disorder in adults, young people and children (aged 8 years and older). It aims to improve the diagnosis and treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder and body dysmorphic disorder. It includes recommendations on how families and carers may be able to support people with either of these conditions, and how they can get support for themselves.

Recommendations

This guideline includes recommendations on:

Who is it for?

  • Healthcare professionals
  • Commissioners and providers
  • Adults, young people and children with a diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder or body dysmorphic disorder
  • Carers of people with obsessive-compulsive disorder or body dysmorphic disorder

Is this guideline up to date?

We checked this guideline in February 2019 and we are updating it.

Guideline development process

How we develop NICE guidelines

This guideline was previously called obsessive-compulsive disorder: core interventions in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder and body dysmorphic disorder.