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Everything You Need to Know About OCD

Author(s): Lynne M. Drummond, Laura J. Edwards

ISBN: 9781009001946
Publication Date: 23-06-2022
Format: Paperback
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Do you ever find yourself overwhelmed by troublesome and persistent thoughts that make you feel anxious? Do you feel an urge to wash your hands repeatedly, or check appliances over and over, to help ease your anxiety? Do you feel panicked about what might happen if you did not perform these rituals? You may be struggling with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). OCD is a common, yet distressing condition, but one that is responsive to modern treatments. Everything You Need to Know About OCD gives you a comprehensive insight in to this condition, how to spot symptoms of it in yourself or a loved one, and outlines the treatment options available. The book features self-help chapters that guide you through Graded Exposure therapy, a highly effective psychological treatment for OCD. These chapters will equip you with strategies to banish unwanted thoughts and help you regain control of your life.

  • Examines evidence for both psychological and pharmacological treatments for OCD. This book describes and encourages familiarity in all possible approaches to OCD treatment. Also offers a discussion of surgical treatment options
  • Evaluates pros and cons of various treatment options, to help you make the best choice for your recovery
  • Features self-help chapters that guide you through Graded Exposure Therapy, with techniques that you can practice from your own home
  • Written using decades of clinical experience in treating OCD
  • Clinical examples and case histories make the points easier to read and understand