The Six Stages of OCD: A Qualitative Analysis
28th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science
The empirical qualitative research study involved conducting semi-structured interviews with 18 participants who self-identified as possessing OCD. Results describe how participants undergo six-stage cycles of internal torment and we report their affective and cognitive phenomena. Such description data is useful to psychologists providing clinical treatments
OCD, obsessive compulsive disorder, qualitative research, cognitive psychology
Firmin, Michael W.; Barnhill, Kari E.; Foster, Hannah W.; and Turkelson, Lynley G., "The Six Stages of OCD: A Qualitative Analysis" (2016). Psychology Faculty Presentations. 320.