A practical guide by three leading cognitive behavioral therapy experts, enabling sufferers to make sense of their symptoms, and to follow a simple plan to help conquer obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
Whether one is compelled to clean more and more thoroughly, is plagued by “bad” thoughts, or feels the need to keep checking if they've turned off appliances, obsessive worries can become a drain on daily life—but this guide offers hope for sufferers. It offers detailed information on the many different manifestations of OCD, including rumination OCD; explains the differences between normal and obsessive worries; provides clear step-by-step information on treating one’s individual problem; discusses real-life case studies and examples; and gives advice and support for friends and family of OCD sufferers. Whether a condition is mild or severe, this definitive resource will help the sufferer reclaim his or her life and keep OCD away for good.
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Dr. Fiona Challacombe is a research fellow, clinical psychologist, and part of a specialist service treating individuals with severe and complex OCD. Her research focuses on the impact of OCD on parenting and families and investigating the delivery and refinement of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for parents with OCD. Dr. Victoria Bream Oldfield is a clinical psychologist whose research interests are in the phenomenology and treatment of OCD. Professor Paul Salkovskis is a professor of clinical psychology and applied science, editor of the scientific journal Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy and the author of Frontiers of Cognitive Therapy. He has published more than 250 scientific papers and recently received the Aaron T. Beck award for contributions to cognitive therapy.Review:
"My number one recommendation OCD self-help book." * Ashley Fulwood, Chief Exec of OCD-UK *
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Buchbeschreibung Ebury Publishing Sep 2011, 2011. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. Neuware - Trade paperback. An extensive and practical guide to overcoming OCD through cognitive behavioural therapy. With real life case studies and examples and advice for family and friends. 304 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780091939694