Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: The Ultimate Teen Guide

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: The Ultimate Teen Guide

by Natalie Rompella

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810857780
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 04/16/2009
Series: It Happened to Me Series , #25
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

About the Author

Natalie Rompella is an elementary school teacher and a freelance writer. She is the author of many books and hands-on science curricula for grades K through 8.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii

Acknowledgments xi

1 Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder 1

2 Types of OCD 19

3 How Do You Get OCD? 33

4 What Is Going On in My Brain? 39

5 Other Mental Disorders 47

6 Effects of OCD on School and Work 51

7 Effects of OCD at Home and with Friends 67

8 Getting Help from Mental Health Professionals 79

9 Getting Help through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy 89

10 Getting Help by Using Medication 105

11 Other Treatments 111

12 Related Disorders 123

13 Support Groups 145

14 Conclusion 151

Appendix A Great Sources 157

Appendix B Mental Disorders Related to OCD 163

Glossary 165

Index 171

About the Author 177

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