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The Imp of the Mind: Exploring the Silent Epidemic of Obsessive Bad Thoughts

Ph.D., Lee Baer

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ISBN 10: 0525945628 / ISBN 13: 9780525945628
Published by Dutton Adult, New York, 2001
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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0525945628 154 pages including index. One of the world's leading OCD experts reveals a silent epidemic in our midst. Brings together the latest research and his own extensive experience in treating this problem. Drawing upon information from new advances in brain science to classic literature, from current case studies to historical social taboos, Dr. Baer explores the causes of bad thoughts, why they can get out of control, and how to recognize the difference between harmless and dangerous bad thoughts. Offers hope to sufferers. Unread. Clean. Unmarked. Very light wear to dust jacket. Excellent copy. Bookseller Inventory # 51100976

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Title: The Imp of the Mind: Exploring the Silent ...

Publisher: Dutton Adult, New York

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition.

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An expert in obsessive compulsive disorder, the author of Getting Control, explores this common but little understood ailment, using groundbreaking research and proven treatment techniques. 20,000 first printing.


"One of the most creative and lucid thinkers in the area of OCD... A marvelous book for the millions who suffer from painful thoughts."--Michael A. Jenike, M.D., professor of psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

"Baer provides a compassionate and understanding voice for millions of people."--Chicago Tribune

Praise for Getting Control

"One of the world's leading experts on obsessive-compulsive disorder and on methods of self-help. This excellent third edition includes recent advances in the assessment and treatment of this disorder. Sufferers, relatives, and friends can benefit greatly from reading this book."--Isaac Marks, M.D., FRCPsych, author of Living with Fear

"Very few clinicians are as experienced as Dr. Baer in the treatment of OCD."--Sabine Wilhelm, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School; director, OCD and Related Disorder Program, Massachusetts General Hospital

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