Breaking Free from OCD: A CBT Guide for Young People and Their Families

Breaking Free from OCD: A CBT Guide for Young People and Their Families

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ISBN-13: 9781843105749
Publisher: Kingsley, Jessica Publishers
Publication date: 05/15/2008
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 640,672
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Jo Derisley, ClinPsyD, AFBPsS, DipCogTher, is Honorary Senior Lecturer at the University of East Anglia, and Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Norfolk & Waveney Mental Health Care Trust, UK. She has written several articles on the subject. Isobel Heyman, MBBS, PhD, MRCPsych, is Honorary Senior Lecturer at the King's College Institute of Psychiatry, London, and Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at the Maudsley Hospital, UK, where she leads the national and specialist OCD and related disorders clinic for children and young people. She has published numerous articles on this subject. Dr Heyman and Dr Derisley represented childhood OCD in the NICE Guideline Development Group, and contributed to the written national UK guidelines for the management of OCD. Sarah Robinson, BSc, is Assistant Psychologist at the national and specialist OCD and related disorders clinic for children and young people at the Maudsley Hospital, UK. Cynthia Turner, PhD, MClinPsych, is Honorary Lecturer at the King's College Institute of Psychiatry, London and Senior Clinical Psychologist at the national and specialist OCD clinic for children and young people, Maudsley Hospital, UK. She specialises in the treatment of OCD and anxiety disorders in young people, and has written treatment programs for these disorders, as well as book chapters and scientific articles.

Table of Contents

Part A: Understanding Your OCD. 1. About this Book. 2. What is OCD? 3. Can I Get Better from OCD? 4. What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy? 5. Understanding My OCD. Part B: How To Recover from Your OCD. 6. How to Use this Book to Change Your OCD. 7. Understanding the Role of Anxiety. 8. What Does My OCD Look Like? 9. Designing Exposure and Response Prevention Exercises. 10. Making Progress with Exposure and Response Prevention Exercises. 11. Overcoming Difficulties. 12. What is the Role of My Thoughts? 13. How Can I Challenge My Thoughts? 14. How Can I Test Whether My Thoughts Will Come True? 15. How to Maintain the Gains I Have Made. Part C: OCD and the Bigger Picture. 16. OCD and My Family. 17. OCD, School and Friends. 18. Where to Go for More Information. Appendix: Questionnaire. Subject index. Author index.

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