Everything Health Guide to OCD: Professional advice on handling anxiety, understanding treatment options, and finding the support you need [NOOK Book]

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If you have OCD, or suspect that you do, take heart-you're not alone. More than 5 million people suffer from the disease in the United States and there are a number of treatment options available. With The Everything Health Guide to OCD, you'll learn to cope with a variety of behaviors, including:Excessive touching; Hording; Compulsive handwashing; Disturbing thoughts; Germ-phobia; and Repetitive checking. From coping strategies to medical treatments, this reassuring guide gives you everything you need to keep ...
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Everything Health Guide to OCD: Professional advice on handling anxiety, understanding treatment options, and finding the support you need

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Overview

If you have OCD, or suspect that you do, take heart-you're not alone. More than 5 million people suffer from the disease in the United States and there are a number of treatment options available. With The Everything Health Guide to OCD, you'll learn to cope with a variety of behaviors, including:Excessive touching; Hording; Compulsive handwashing; Disturbing thoughts; Germ-phobia; and Repetitive checking. From coping strategies to medical treatments, this reassuring guide gives you everything you need to keep your cool when anxiety attacks.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605502311
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 10/1/2007
  • Series: Everything
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 606,647
  • File size: 613 KB

Meet the Author

Chelsea Lowe is a professional writer who has been living with OCD for almost ten years. She has written about OCD for the Philadelphia Inquirer, the New York Daily News, and TV Guide. Her other publication credits include National Public Radio, Newsweek, Newsday, the Los Angeles Times, the Boston Globe, Technology Review, and the Boston Herald. She lives in New England.

Technical Reviewer:

Judith Lytel, Psy.D. is a licensed psychologist who has been in private practice for more than twelve years and has treated a variety of patients, including those with anxiety disorders like OCD. She was a clinical instructor and preceptor in obstetrics and gynecology at Tufts University School of Medicine. A graduate of Penn State, Johns Hopkins, and the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, Dr. Lytel completed a postdoctoral fellowship in behavioral medicine at Harvard-affiliated Cambridge Hospital. She lives in Amherst, MA.
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