Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) (CG31)
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The NICE clinical guideline on obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) covers:
- the care people with OCD or BDD can expect to receive from their GP or other healthcare professional
- what treatments may be offered, including psychological therapies and medication
- the services that may help with OCD or BDD, including specialist mental health services
- how families and carers may be able to support people with OCD and BDD, and how they can get support for themselves.
- CG31 Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and body dysmorphic disorder (BDD): NICE guideline (web format)
This guidance has been incorporated into the following NICE Pathways, along with other related guidance and products.
Visit the NICE Pathway: obsessive-compulsive disorder
This page was last updated: 07 March 2014
Information for the public
Consultation on review proposal with stakeholders: 01 February 2011 - 14 February 2011
Following consultation with stakeholders this guideline has now been placed on the static list.
Implementation tools and resources
- Costing report
- Costing template
- Slide set
- Stepped care for people with common mental health disorders commissioning guide
- Obsessive-compulsive disorder: implementation advice
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