CBT and Medication Treatment for Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors

Aug 1st, 2020 – Dec 31st, 2021
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Body focused repetitive behaviors (BFRBs), including trichotillomania (hair-pulling disorder) and excoriation (skin-picking) disorder, are chronic psychiatric conditions with significant prevalence rates, comorbidity and associated distress and functional impairment. These disorders have historically been challenging to treat. This course will provide an overview of BFRBS and discuss the most up-to-date assessment instruments and treatment interventions (both CBT and medication). Issues related to treatment selection and sequencing will be reviewed. Challenges to treatment including comorbidity and high relapse rates will also be addressed. Role plays will be used to demonstrate CBT strategies, especially those from DBT and ACT.

Registrants will have access to course materials from the date of their registration through the course expiration date.

Aug 1st, 2020 – Dec 31st, 2021
On-Demand Course
Trichotillomania, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Erica Greenberg, MD
Nancy Keuthen, PhD
5.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
5.5 Nursing Contact Hours
5.5 Participation
5.5 Psychologists CE Credit
5.5 Social Workers

We have a dedicated staff member who is available by phone 5 days per week between 8 am and 5 pm by calling 866-644-7792 or email at mghcme@mgh.harvard.edu. All inquiries will be dealt with in a timely  (within one business day) and professional manner. Requests for credits or refunds will be reviewed by the Director of the Division of Professional and Public Education, Massachusetts General Hospital. Please refer to our cancellation policy for additional information.”