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Obsessive compulsive Disorder

Obsessive compulsive Disorder
  • Author : Padmal De Silva
  • Publsiher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 24 February 2021
  • ISBN : 9780198520825
  • Pages : 152 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a relatively common psychological problem, whose symptoms can be seriously disabling to the sufferer. These symptoms can include excessive hand-washing or other cleaning rituals, repeated checking, extreme slowness and unwanted, repugnant intrusive thoughts.This book, written by two clinical psychologists with extensive clinical and research experience in this field, gives a lucid account of the nature of obsessive-compulsive problems. It is intended for sufferers and their families as well as general readers interested in finding out about thedisorder.This new third edition gives up-to-date information about the nature, symptoms, causes and theories of obsessive-compulsive disorder. It also discusses the treatments that are available and provides valuable practical advice to those who may need help. Numerous case histories are giventhroughout the book, highlighting various aspects of the disorder and its treatment.New to this edition are sections on scrupulosity, on culture and OCD, and on mental pollution as well as a new chapter on obsessive-compulsive disorder in children and on the similarities and differences between childhood OCD and autistic disorder. There is also expanded coverage of many othertopics, including new developments in the understanding and treatment of obsessional thoughts, and a new table detailing drugs used for the disorder.


Sexual Obsessions in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Sexual Obsessions in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Author : Monnica T. Williams,Chad T. Wetterneck
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 24 February 2021
GET THIS BOOKSexual Obsessions in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Sexual obsessions are a common symptom of OCD, but addressing them in treatment is uniquely challenging due to feelings of shame, prior misdiagnosis, and the covert nature of ritualizing behaviors. These complicating factors make it difficult for clients to disclose their symptoms and for clinicians to know how to approach treatment. Sexual Obsessions in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder provides clinicians with the information and guidance needed to help clients experiencing unwanted and intrusive thoughts of a sexual nature. Opening with background information


Freedom from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Freedom from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Author : Jonathan Grayson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 07 September 2004
GET THIS BOOKFreedom from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Nearly six million Americans suffer from the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder, which can manifest itself in many ways: paralyzing fear of contamination; unmanageable “checking” rituals; excessive concern with order, symmetry, and counting; and others. Freedom from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder provides Dr. Jonathan Grayson’s revolutionary and compassionate program for finally breaking the cycle of overwhelming fear and endless rituals, including: Self-assessment tests that guide readers in identifying their specific type of OCD and help track their progress in treatment Case studies



Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Diary

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Diary
  • Author : Charlotte Dennis
  • Publisher : Jessica Kingsley Publishers
  • Release : 19 September 2019
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"Let's begin to talk about our mental health and page by page, bit by bit, we will be okay" Drawing on her experience of living with OCD and her journey to recovery, this diary combines Charlotte's personal story with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy self-help activities. The book is packed full of journaling and sketching activities, and Charlotte's own designs and entries will give you a jumping off point to add your own sketches, doodles and photos to help you understand your


Obsessive-compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-compulsive Disorder
  • Author : Padmal De Silva,Stanley Rachman
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 24 February 2021
GET THIS BOOKObsessive-compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a relatively common psychological problem, whose symptoms can be seriously disabling to the sufferer. These symptoms can include excessive hand-washing or other cleaning rituals, repeated checking, extreme slowness and unwanted, repugnant intrusive thoughts.This book, written by two clinical psychologists with extensive clinical and research experience in this field, gives a lucid account of the nature of obsessive-compulsive problems. It is intended for sufferers and their families as well as general readers interested in finding out about


Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Author : Christopher Pittenger
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release : 04 October 2017
GET THIS BOOKObsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorder affects approximately one person in 40 and causes great suffering. Effective treatments are available that can help many, and our understanding of the psychology, neurobiology, and clinical treatment of the disorder has advanced dramatically over the past 25 years. Nevertheless, much remains to be learned, and a substantial minority of patients benefit little even from the best treatments we have to offer today. This volume provides the first comprehensive summary of the state of the field, summarizing topics ranging from


Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5®)

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5®)
  • Author : American Psychiatric Association
  • Publisher : American Psychiatric Pub
  • Release : 22 May 2013
GET THIS BOOKDiagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5®)

This new edition of Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5®), used by clinicians and researchers to diagnose and classify mental disorders, is the product of more than 10 years of effort by hundreds of international experts in all aspects of mental health. Their dedication and hard work have yielded an authoritative volume that defines and classifies mental disorders in order to improve diagnoses, treatment, and research. The criteria are concise and explicit, intended to facilitate an objective assessment of


Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Research

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Research
  • Author : B. E. Ling
  • Publisher : Nova Publishers
  • Release : 24 February 2021
GET THIS BOOKObsessive Compulsive Disorder Research

People with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), an anxiety disorder, suffer intensely from recurrent, unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and/or repetitive behaviours (compulsions) that they feel they cannot control. Repetitive behaviours such as hand-washing, counting, checking, or cleaning are often performed with the hope of preventing obsessive thoughts or making them go away. Performing these so-called "rituals," however, provides only temporary relief, and not performing them markedly increases anxiety. Left untreated, obsessions and the need to carry out rituals can take over a


Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Author : Vladimir Kalinin
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 03 April 2014
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Although Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) has been known since the ancient times, the exact etiology and pathogenesis of OCD unfortunately still remain unknown. In addition, the therapeutic approaches elaborated for the treatment of OCD as a whole are not perfect, and this disorder as a rule is characterized by unfavorable course and lack of full therapeutic response. In the current book some modern data on pathogenesis, phenomenology and treatment of OCD are presented. Besides, the data on co-morbidity of OCD with


Obsessive-compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-compulsive Disorder
  • Author : Dan J. Stein,Naomi Fineberg
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 24 February 2021
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Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by obsessional thinking, compulsive behaviour and varying degrees of anxiety and depression. Studies have shown OCD to be one of the more common psychiatric disorders, with a lifetime prevalence estimated at 2%-3%, approximately twice that of schizophrenia. OCD is also considered to be one of the most disabling of psychiatric disorders (and medical disorders for that matter) and presents a tremendous economic and social burden, both for the individual/family and for


Advanced Casebook of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders

Advanced Casebook of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders
  • Author : Eric A. Storch,Dean Mckay,Jonathan S Abramowitz
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 09 November 2019
GET THIS BOOKAdvanced Casebook of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders

Advanced Casebook of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders: Conceptualizations and Treatment presents a synthesis of the emerging data across clinical phenomenology, assessment, psychological therapies and biologically-oriented therapies regarding obsessive compulsive disorders, including hoarding, skin picking, body dysmorphic and impulse control disorders. Following the re-classification of such disorders in the DSM-5, the book addresses recent advances in treatment, assessment, treatment augmentation and basic science of OCRDs. The second half of the book focuses on the treatment of OCRDs, covering both psychological therapies (


Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Author : Graham Davey,Suzanne Dash,Frances Meeten
  • Publisher : Macmillan International Higher Education
  • Release : 23 July 2014
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Obsessive compulsive disorder is a disabling and distressing mental health problem. This accessible introduction examines OCD's causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, and is richly illustrated with case studies, making it engaging reading for anyone wishing to understand this complex mental health problem.


Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Author : Cherlene Pedrick,Bruce M. Hyman
  • Publisher : Twenty-First Century Books
  • Release : 01 January 2011
GET THIS BOOKObsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a neurobehavioral disorder that affects millions of people. People with this disorder have behaviors that they can t help doing or can t stop doing, such as washing their hands over and over or continuously checking to see if the stove is off. These obsessions or compulsions are time consuming, distressing, and interfere with normal routines, relationships with others, or daily functioning. The disorder usually develops before the age of thirty but can begin at any


Overcoming Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Overcoming Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Author : David Veale,Rob Willson
  • Publisher : Robinson
  • Release : 27 August 2009
GET THIS BOOKOvercoming Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

A Books on Prescription Title Break free from unhelpful rituals and take control of your life Are you plagued by a recurring thought or idea that just won't go away? Perhaps you feel the need to wash your hands frequently, hoard things or repeatedly check that all appliances have been turned off before leaving home? These are common symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder (or OCD), a condition that causes distress to hundreds of thousands of people. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy has


The OCD Workbook

The OCD Workbook
  • Author : Bruce M. Hyman,Cherlene Pedrick
  • Publisher : New Harbinger Publications
  • Release : 01 November 2010
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If you have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), chances are that your persistent obsessive thoughts and time-consuming compulsions keep you from enjoying life to the fullest. But when you are in the habit of avoiding the things you fear, the idea of facing them head-on can feel frightening and overwhelming. This book can help. The OCD Workbook has helped thousands of people with OCD break the bonds of troubling OCD symptoms and regain the hope of a productive life. Endorsed and used