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Year : 2020  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 206-215

Psychological Interventions Affecting Obsessive-compulsive disorder Patients' Family Members' Accommodative Behaviors: A Narrative Review

1 Department of Psychiatric Nursing, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery of Nasibe, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran
2 Department of Psychiatric Nursing, Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences Research Center, Addiction Institute, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari, Iran

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Ms. Hamideh Azimi Lolaty
Department of Psychiatric Nursing, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Research Center, Addiction Institute, Mazandaran University of Medical Sciences, Sari
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DOI: 10.4103/JNMS.JNMS_61_19

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The term accommodation refers to the response of family members to the patient's obsessive-compulsive (OC) symptoms. Accommodation is associated with the severity of patients' symptoms and poorer therapeutic response. Thus, the present study has been conducted to review the Psychological interventions' effect on accommodative behaviors of family members' of patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). “the keywords Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder” or “OCD,” “Family”, “Family Members,” “Relative,” “Treatment,” “OCD Treatment,” “Accommodation,” “Family Accommodation,” “Family Involvement,” and “Family Participation” in the available databases including Google, Google Scholar, Science Direct, Scopus, Ovid, and Medline. The inclusion criteria are as follows: (1) the studies were written in English, (2) adult participants, and (3) the studies conducted between 2000 and 2018. After reviewing all the articles found (136 articles), 13 articles have been applied to prepare the present article. Having read the full text of the relevant articles, the data needed for writing this review article have been extracted, sorted and summarized. The finding showed that accommodation is prevalent in family members of patients with OCD. Accommodation is associated with poorer response treatment and severity of symptoms. Therefore, family accommodation should be considered as important and interpersonal phenomenon in the treatment of patients with OCD.

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