Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder For Dummies

4.12 avg rating
( 50 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780470293317: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder For Dummies
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Title: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder For Dummies <>Binding: Paperback <>Author: Charles H Elliott <>Publisher: Wiley

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

Understand OCD, get the help you need, and start feeling better

Are you -- or is someone you love -- struggling with OCD? This reassuring, comprehensive guide explains this disorder in clear language, providing the latest information on treatment to help you in the journey from diagnosis to recovery. You'll find the motivation you need to change, tips for handling day-to-day life, and the best ways to offer support to loved ones.

  • Learn the ins and outs of OCD -- its causes, various forms, symptoms, and the major approaches to treatment

  • Improve your way of thinking -- connect the dots between triggers, thoughts, and feelings, and dismantle OCD beliefs

  • Undo OCD behavior -- identify your fears, open yourself to change, delay or alter rituals, and handle setbacks

  • Evaluate medications -- discover the pros and cons, explore the options, and know when to combine, decrease, or stop medications

  • Manage the OCD mind -- accept negative thoughts and feelings and connect with the here and now

  • Target specific symptoms -- from doubting and checking to symmetry and counting to shame and superstitious thinking, apply techniques for overcoming various types of OCD

  • Assist others with OCD -- recognize symptoms in children and find professional help, support family and friends, and reinforce the right things

Open the book and find:

  • Plain-English explanations of the disorder and its symptoms

  • The difference between obsessions and compulsions

  • Ways to change OCD thinking and behavior

  • How to choose the right mental-health professional

  • The latest scientifically based research on treatment

  • Tools to help track progress

  • The warning signs of relapse and how to handle it

  • Tips on treating OCD-related disorders

Synopsis:

Arguably one of the most complex emotional disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is surprisingly common. Furthermore, most people at some time in their lives exhibit a smattering of OCD-like symptoms. "Obsessive Compulsive Disorder For Dummies" sorts out the otherwise curious and confusing world of obsessive compulsive disorder. Engaging and comprehensive, it explains the causes of OCD and describes the rainbow of OCD symptoms.The book shows readers whether OCD symptoms represent normal and trivial concerns (for example, a neat freak) or something that should be checked out by a mental health professional (for example, needing to wash hands so often that they become raw and red). In easy to understand steps, the authors lay out the latest treatments that have been proven to work for this disorder, and provide practical and real tools for living well long-term. Whether you or someone you care about has this disorder, "Obsessive Compulsive Disorder For Dummies" gives you an empathic understanding of this fascinating yet treatable mental disorder.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Charles H. Elliott, Laura L. Smith
Published by John Wiley & Sons Inc, United States (2008)
ISBN 10: 0470293314 ISBN 13: 9780470293317
New Paperback First Edition Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)

Book Description John Wiley & Sons Inc, United States, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. 1. Auflage. Language: English. Brand new Book. Arguably one of the most complex emotional disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is surprisingly common. Furthermore, most people at some time in their lives exhibit a smattering of OCD-like symptoms. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder For Dummies sorts out the otherwise curious and confusing world of obsessive compulsive disorder. Engaging and comprehensive, it explains the causes of OCD and describes the rainbow of OCD symptoms. The book shows readers whether OCD symptoms represent normal and trivial concerns (for example, a neat freak) or something that should be checked out by a mental health professional (for example, needing to wash hands so often that they become raw and red). In easy to understand steps, the authors lay out the latest treatments that have been proven to work for this disorder, and provide practical and real tools for living well long-term. Whether you or someone you care about has this disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder For Dummies gives you an empathic understanding of this fascinating yet treatable mental disorder. Seller Inventory # AAH9780470293317

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
12.02
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Charles H. Elliott, Laura L. Smith
Published by John Wiley & Sons Inc, United States (2008)
ISBN 10: 0470293314 ISBN 13: 9780470293317
New Paperback First Edition Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)

Book Description John Wiley & Sons Inc, United States, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. 1. Auflage. Language: English. Brand new Book. Arguably one of the most complex emotional disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is surprisingly common. Furthermore, most people at some time in their lives exhibit a smattering of OCD-like symptoms. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder For Dummies sorts out the otherwise curious and confusing world of obsessive compulsive disorder. Engaging and comprehensive, it explains the causes of OCD and describes the rainbow of OCD symptoms. The book shows readers whether OCD symptoms represent normal and trivial concerns (for example, a neat freak) or something that should be checked out by a mental health professional (for example, needing to wash hands so often that they become raw and red). In easy to understand steps, the authors lay out the latest treatments that have been proven to work for this disorder, and provide practical and real tools for living well long-term. Whether you or someone you care about has this disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder For Dummies gives you an empathic understanding of this fascinating yet treatable mental disorder. Seller Inventory # BTA9780470293317

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
12.43
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Charles H. Elliott, Laura L. Smith
Published by John Wiley & Sons Inc, United States (2008)
ISBN 10: 0470293314 ISBN 13: 9780470293317
New Paperback First Edition Quantity Available: 10
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)

Book Description John Wiley & Sons Inc, United States, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. 1. Auflage. Language: English. Brand new Book. Arguably one of the most complex emotional disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is surprisingly common. Furthermore, most people at some time in their lives exhibit a smattering of OCD-like symptoms. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder For Dummies sorts out the otherwise curious and confusing world of obsessive compulsive disorder. Engaging and comprehensive, it explains the causes of OCD and describes the rainbow of OCD symptoms. The book shows readers whether OCD symptoms represent normal and trivial concerns (for example, a neat freak) or something that should be checked out by a mental health professional (for example, needing to wash hands so often that they become raw and red). In easy to understand steps, the authors lay out the latest treatments that have been proven to work for this disorder, and provide practical and real tools for living well long-term. Whether you or someone you care about has this disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder For Dummies gives you an empathic understanding of this fascinating yet treatable mental disorder. Seller Inventory # AAH9780470293317

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
13.23
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Elliott, Charles H.
Published by For Dummies
ISBN 10: 0470293314 ISBN 13: 9780470293317
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Qwestbooks
(Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)

Book Description For Dummies. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0470293314. Seller Inventory # Z0470293314ZN

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
14.46
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Elliott, Charles H.
Published by For Dummies
ISBN 10: 0470293314 ISBN 13: 9780470293317
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Vital Products
(Southampton, PA, U.S.A.)

Book Description For Dummies. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0470293314. Seller Inventory # Z0470293314ZN

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
14.46
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Charles H. Elliott
Published by John Wiley and#38; Sons (2008)
ISBN 10: 0470293314 ISBN 13: 9780470293317
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)

Book Description John Wiley and#38; Sons, 2008. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # FW-9780470293317

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
15.27
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

Charles H. Elliott PhD, Laura L. Smith PhD
Published by For Dummies (2008)
ISBN 10: 0470293314 ISBN 13: 9780470293317
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)

Book Description For Dummies, 2008. Paperback. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX0470293314

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
15.58
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.45
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

8.

Charles H. PhD Elliott
ISBN 10: 0470293314 ISBN 13: 9780470293317
New Paperback First Edition Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)

Book Description Paperback. Condition: New. 1st. Paperback. Arguably one of the most complex emotional disorders, ObsessiveCompulsive Disorder is surprisingly common. Furthermore, mostpeople at some time in their lives exhibit a smattering of OCD-l.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 362 pages. 0.684. Seller Inventory # 9780470293317

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
19.70
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

9.

Elliott, Charles H.; Smith, Laura L.; Smith, Laura L., Ph.d.; Elliott, Charles H
ISBN 10: 0470293314 ISBN 13: 9780470293317
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
GreatBookPricesUK
(Castle Donington, DERBY, United Kingdom)

Book Description Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 5475956-n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
7.24
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 15
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

10.

Elliott, Charles H.
Published by For Dummies
ISBN 10: 0470293314 ISBN 13: 9780470293317
New PAPERBACK Quantity Available: 3
Seller:
Russell Books
(Victoria, BC, Canada)

Book Description For Dummies. PAPERBACK. Condition: New. 0470293314 Special order direct from the distributor. Seller Inventory # ING9780470293317

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
17.74
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 5.74
From Canada to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book