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.

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Sincerity and hopefulness distinguish this informative examination of obsessive-compulsive disorder. (July)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781101589144
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
06/26/2012
Sold by:
Penguin Group
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
683,908
File size:
1 MB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Lee Baer, Ph.D., is a clinical professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School. He is also is Associate Chief of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Massachusetts General Hospital. He lives with his family outside of Boston, Massachusetts.

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