Obsessive-compulsive Disorder Demystified

Obsessive-compulsive Disorder Demystified

An Essential Guide for Understanding and Living With OCD

Book - 2009
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Baker & Taylor
Defines this complex illness in clear terms, examines its nature, discusses the factors involved in getting properly diagnosed, and highlights the treatment and therapies available today that are most beneficial for those living with OCD. 15,000 first printing. Original.

Perseus Publishing
An invaluable guide for anyone with OCD, by a leading expert and with insight from a patient-advocatean important addition to the popular Demystified series

A complex illness that is often difficult to identify, OCD affects approximately 6 million to 9 million Americans. In Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Demystified, clinical psychologist and OCD specialist Cheryl Carmin offers an enlightening and useful guide for anyone with OCD, their families, and friends. In clear and compassionate language, Dr. Carmin helps those who suffer from the illness understand the true nature of OCD, the factors that complicate its diagnosis, and the benefits of treatment through cognitive behavior therapy and/or medication. With insight and anecdotes from an OCD patient-advocate, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Demystified makes great strides in dispelling the mystery surrounding this condition, helping readers decide if it’s time to seek treatment and providing those with this anxiety disorder the information they need to better manage their lives.

Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Da Capo Press, [2009]
Edition: First Da Capo Press edition
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9781600940644
Branch Call Number: 616.8522 CARMI
Additional Contributors: Coulter, Anne


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