What to do when your Child has Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Strategies and Solutions

What to do when your Child has Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Strategies and Solutions

by Aureen Pinto Wagner Ph.D.

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There are over one million children in the US who suffer from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. These children often have uncontrollable worries and engage in seemingly senseless rituals. Parents and school professionals often feel helpless and frustrated as they struggle to understand and help the child stop the bizarre doubts and habits that take over the child's mind and life. Now, there is hope and help.Dr. Aureen Wagner brings you the latest scientific advances in the treatment of this beguiling disorder along with her many years of experience in treating children and teenagers. Using the metaphor of the Worry Hill, for which she has received international recognition, Dr. Wagner presents a powerful step-by-step approach that countless children have used successfully to triumph over OCD. Her skill, compassion and expert guidance will provide new hope, energy and resolve to help children and their caregivers conquer OCD.Designed to be used alone or with the children's integrated companion book: Up and Down the Worry Hill.

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ISBN-13: 9780967734712
Publisher: Lighthouse Press, Incorporated FL
Publication date: 09/15/2002
Edition description: First Edition, First edition
Pages: 444
Sales rank: 808,633
Product dimensions: 6.16(w) x 8.96(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Acknowledgments Prologue Act One: Inciting Incident Chapter One: "Not so delicate, my dear, as you think." Chapter Two: "I think I'll stick it out." Chapter Three: "I am not trying to teach, but I want to suggest." Chapter Four: "Like the little boy with the ice-cream" Chapter Five: "You must be happy just as you are, for you can't be different." Chapter Six: "Invent me a language of love." Act Two: Rising Action Chapter Seven: "Isn't it an opportunity!" Chapter Eight: "Certain temperaments of men" Chapter Nine: "I shut myself up in my room& went to work." Chapter Ten: "Born differently" Chapter Eleven: "The right to call the heart in his bosom his own" Chapter Twelve: "To tell the Truth in the Theatre" Chapter Thirteen: "Bully!" Chapter Fourteen: "Sapho hangs about my neck!" Act Three: Plot Reversal and Recognition Chapter Fifteen: "I can do the biggest things in my power." Chapter Sixteen: "Somehow I can't stop working." Chapter Seventeen: "Fool that I am, I write too much!" Chapter Eighteen: "Naturalness is absolutely essential." Chapter Nineteen: "All the same I am 'De-lighted'" Chapter Twenty: "To take my work, but not myself seriously" Chapter Twenty-One: "Realism is only simplicity and truth." Chapter Twenty-Two: "Only by directing things myself" Chapter Twenty-Three: "Tired-er than ever!" Chapter Twenty-Four: "But, if I can only do it well." Act Four: Catharsis Chapter Twenty-Five: "My name on too many playbills." Chapter Twenty-Six: "My work must speak for itself." Chapter Twenty-Seven: "Happy to be as I am." Chapter Twenty-Eight: "To die in harness" Denouement Epilogue Bibliography Production Record Index About the Author

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