Article Type: Case Reports
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Treatment for Sanitary Napkin Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Zafer Bekirogullari, Huriye Korusan
The use of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) to treat certain mental conditions has been present in the society. It is a form of therapy that is used to treat anxiety and depression. It entails changing the way a patient thinks and behavior. Unlike most forms of therapy such as the Freudian psychoanalysis, which focus on childhood as the root of a mental problem, CBT advocates for solutions, encouraging patients to change their patterns of behavior in the present. Through this letter, a case presentation of a patient suffering from a rare condition of sanitary napkin anxiety caused by obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) will be analyzed. The use of CBT to cure and manage this condition will also be discussed providing evidence of the effectiveness of CBT in curing symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorders.


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Key words: Anxiety, cognitive behavioral therapy, obsessive-compulsive disorder, sanitary napkin.
Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 2019;9(3):136-138
Online ISSN: 2636-834X
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