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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a debilitating condition in which unwanted and intrusive thoughts (and accompanying compulsive behaviour) prevent you from living a fulfilling and healthy life. Dr Frederick Toates, an eminent psychologist and a long-term sufferer from OCD who has managed to control the damaging aspects of this depressing condition, gives professional analysis and personal insights into both obsessional thoughts and obsessional behaviour. This book tells you all you need to know about OCD and gives sound, practical advice on how to control it.

*Effective plans and strategies for overcoming the debilitating aspects of obsessional neurosis

*Tried and tested therapeutic techniques that have worked for many people

*Helpful insights from the authors' own experiences of OCD, giving leads to help you and your family and friends

*Medically accurate advice and encouragement on how to deal with your OCD

Table of Contents:

Part 1: Autobiographical sketch

1 Home in Histon

2 Leaving school

3 Student Life

4 Denmark - almost heaven

5 Signs of trouble ahead

6 Decline

7 Getting back to normal

8 Misplaced complacency

9 Never get complacent

10 Going public

Part 2 What is obsessional disorder and what can be done about it?

11 The nature of the problem

12 Overlap and confusion with other conditions

13 Who develops the disorder, and what is it like for them?

14 Professional help

15 Self-help - what to do and what not to do

16 Trying to solve the puzzle

17 Some famous thoughts

18 Conclusion

19 Glossary

Health & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyCoping with personal problemsCoping with illnessHealth & WellbeingHealth & PsychologyPopular medicine & healthMedical & VeterinaryBrances of medicineTherapy & therapeutics Publisher: Class Publishing Publication Date: 01/09/2002 ISBN-13: 9781859590690  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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DPhil DSc Professor of Biological Psychology at the Open University

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