Targeting compulsivity: Treatment mechanisms in obsessive-compulsive disorder

Research output: PhD ThesisPhd-Thesis - Research and graduation internal


The main aim of this thesis was to investigate the neural mechanisms underlying the treatment of OCD. First-line treatment for OCD consists of pharmacological treatment with SSRIs and/or psychological treatment with CBT. Both treatments have proven to be effective, but the neural mechanisms underlying successful treatment remain unclear. In this thesis, comprehensive
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • University of Amsterdam
  • van Wingen, Guido, Supervisor
  • Denys, Damiaan, Supervisor
Award date8 Nov 2023
Print ISBNs9789464732412
Publication statusPublished - 2023

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