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The Obsessive Compulsive Trap: Real Help for a Real Struggle
"The Obsessive-Compulsive Trap" is a down-to-earth and informative resource on obsessive-compulsive disorder from a solid Christian perspective. Dr. Mark Crawford teaches how to diagnose OCD and describes the effects it has on more than 120 million people worldwide. Drawing from an expansively clinical background, he illustrates each chapter with clear examples of how men, ...more
Paperback, 168 pages
Published June 1st 2004 by Regal
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I appreciated several aspects of this book: 1) The description of the "need" for symmetry that I experienced growing up was so spot-on that I thought someone was reading my thoughts. 2) The distinction between an interest & an obsession is helpful: just because someone loves something doesn't mean it's a clinical obsession; rather, obsessions include anxiety. 3) The introduction to the cognitive-behavioral therapy approach to fighting OCD was helpful. 4) The section on co-morbidities, includ ...more
This book is a must read if you suffer OCD. very very helpful. I highlighted a lot of things and passed it on to my husband, it helps him understand what I go through. It also taught me some ways to rid myself of some compulsions... it just takes time and not giving up.