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Title: Insight and motivation for change in obsessive compulsive disorder
Researcher: Sharma, Mohinder Paul
Guide(s): Kaur, Harprit
Keywords: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Psychology
Upload Date: 24-Apr-2012
University: Punjabi University
Completed Date: February-2011
Abstract: The prime motive of the present study was to explore the relationship of insight and motivation for change in patients suffering from obsessive compulsive disorder. The findings of the study have particular relevance for the management of the OCD patients aiming towards improving their quality of life. This study put some light on the underneath relationships of poor motivation for change, insight, coping styles and attributional styles of the OCD patients. The study of motivation is an area of psychology that has particular relevance to the issues of dropout, compliance, and maintenance of change. In fact, lack of motivation is one of the most frequently cited reasons for patient dropout, failure to comply, frequency of relapse, and other negative treatment outcomes for a variety of psychotherapeutic interventions (Pelletier, Tuson, Haddad, 1997; Ryan, Plant, & O’Malley, 1995). The present study had specific implications in the area of clinical therapeutic interventions. Objectives of the study were as follows 1. To study the relationship between insight and motivation for change in patients suffering from OCD. 2. To study the relationship between insight and coping styles in patients suffering from OCD. 3. To study the relationship between insight and attributional style in patients suffering from OCD. 4. To study the relationship between motivation for change and coping styles in patients suffering from OCD. 5. To study the relationship between motivation for change and attributional style in patients suffering from OCD. 6. To study the relative contribution of insight, motivation for change, coping style and attributional style on OCD. 7. To study the relative contribution of insight, coping style and attributional style on motivation for change in OCD.
Pagination: ix, 213p.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10603/3689
Appears in Departments:Department of Psychology

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