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Getting Control: Overcoming Your Obsessions and Compulsions
     

Getting Control: Overcoming Your Obsessions and Compulsions

by Lee Baer
 

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Thoroughly revised and updated—the go-to book for OCD sufferers who want to master their fears and take charge of their lives

The first comprehensive guide to treating obsessive compulsive disorder based on clinically proven behavioral therapy techniques, Dr. Lee Baer’s Getting Control has been providing OCD sufferers with information and

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Thoroughly revised and updated—the go-to book for OCD sufferers who want to master their fears and take charge of their lives

The first comprehensive guide to treating obsessive compulsive disorder based on clinically proven behavioral therapy techniques, Dr. Lee Baer’s Getting Control has been providing OCD sufferers with information and relief for more than twenty years. In the same easy-to-understand format as the original, this updated edition includes:

• Cutting-edge behavioral therapy techniques
• Breakthrough advances in neuroscience
• Brand new material on hoarding
• Expanded sections on how families can help OCD sufferers
• The latest diagnostic standards as outlined by the American Psychiatric Association
• A completely revised list of resources

OCD sufferers and their loved ones will find everything they need to assess their symptoms, set realistic goals, and create specific therapeutic exercises for managing this disorder.

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From the Publisher
“One of the world’s leading experts on obsessive-compulsive disorder and on methods of self-help. This excellent third edition includes recent advances in the assessment and treatment of this disorder. Sufferers, relatives, and friends can benefit greatly from reading this book.”—Isaac Marks, M.D., FRCPsych, author of Living with Fear
 
“Very few clinicians are as experienced as Dr. Baer in the treatment of OCD.”—Sabine Wilhelm, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School; director, OCD and Related Disorder Program, Massachusetts General Hospital
 
Praise for The Imp of the Mind
 
“One of the most creative and lucid thinkers in the area of OCD… A marvelous book for the millions who suffer from painful thoughts.”—Michael A. Jenike, M.D., professor of psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
 
“Baer provides a compassionate and understanding voice for millions of people.”—Chicago Tribune
Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Sincerity and hopefulness distinguish this informative examination of obsessive-compulsive disorder. (July)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780452297852
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
06/26/2012
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
157,223
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Lee Baer, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized expert in the treatment of OCD and related disorders. Author of Getting Control: Overcoming Your Obsessions and Compulsions and The Imp of the Mind, Baer is an associate professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School and the director of research of the OCD unit at Massachusetts General Hospital as well as of the OCD Institute at McLean Hospital.

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