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Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: A Self-Help Course

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Therapists Dr David Veale and Robert Willson provide a step-by-step self-help approach to overcoming the condition, helping individuals to break free from the destructive cycle of obsessive behaviour and regain control of their lives.
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Published by Robinson Publishing (first published February 24th 2005)
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Bob Hartley
I don't have OCD but I thought I'd read this anyway out of curiosity. It's interesting to know about and it's sort of reassuring that all my little obsessions and compulsions aren't medically unsound. I'm not debilitated. One thing I found funny about this book (and I shouldn't laugh but I laugh heartily) is the amount of times it mentions stabbing babies. "Do you think unsavoury thoughts, e.g. stabbing your baby?" "Karen has OCD. She thinks a lot about stabbing babies." "Here is a table of the ...more
Ryan
Feb 08, 2015 Ryan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I found this book very informative about OCD and useful in
understanding my situation and ways to deal with it.

First, "obsessions" are basically things you worry about that cause
you anxiety. For example, that you forgot to lock the door so your
home will be robbed, or that you touch something unclean and will
either become sick yourself or make someone else you come into contact
with ill.

The "compulsion" are things you feel you must do to prevent the
"disaster" you are worried about from occurring. F
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Karen
Jun 19, 2016 Karen rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A MUST for anyone suffering from OCD in any of its forms! Easy to read and simple techniques for overcoming this horrible and debilitating illness.
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