Friday, July 7 • 9:45am - 11:15am
Differentiating Obsessions from Delusions: Strategies for Assessment and Treatment

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Is an odd, intrusive thought an obsession or a delusion? How can this be assessed? What does this mean for treatment? These are frequently asked questions among clinicians providing treatment to individuals with severe obsessive-compulsive disorder. This presentation will review current empirical findings related to the assessment and treatment of obsessions and delusions within obsessive-compulsive disorder. The goals of the presentation are 1.) highlight the overlap in clinical presentation of obsessions and delusions, 2.) discuss relevant empirical findings and recommendations with reg


Jon Grant

Jon Grant is a Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience at the University of Chicago, where he also supervises an outpatient clinic for addictive-impulsive-compulsive disorders. Professor Grant is the author of twelve books on impulsive and compulsive behaviors and... Read More →

Evan Leibu, MD

Dr. Leibu is an adult psychiatrist with experience and interest in treating a diverse selection of psychiatric conditions. He is part of the Clinical Staff at the Mount Sinai Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders Program and Co-Investigator and Clinician at the Psychosis... Read More →

Lindsay Brauer, PhD

Dr. Brauer is an Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience. She is the co-founder of the Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders Clinic (OCRDC) at the University of Chicago, which focuses on providing evidence-based... Read More →

Friday July 7, 2017 9:45am - 11:15am
Yerba Buena - Salon 8

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