This revised edition of The OCD Workbook contains new findings on the causes of OCD, including developments in genetic research. It offers information on treatment options like neurosurgery and new medications and a new chapter on day-to-day coping strategies for people with OCD. The new edition includes expanded coverage of related disorders like body dysmorphic disorder, trichotillomania, and skin picking. New information on relapse prevention, OCD in children, and family involvement in OCD round out this important book.
Learn about the causes and symptoms of OCD Design a self-directed cognitive behavior treatment plan Build a strong base of family support Evaluate professional treatment options Maintain your progress and deal with setbacks
"This is the best book on behavior therapy for OCD a remarkable triumph."
-Ian Osborn, MD, psychiatrist, assistant professor of psychiatry at the University of New Mexico Health Science Center, and author of "Tormenting Thoughts and Secret Rituals: The Hidden Epidemic of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder"
"This is an excellently organized, self-directed program to assist sufferers of OCD. The examples of cognitive behavioral treatment components for adults and children with OCD are very comprehensive "
-Blanche Freund, adjunct professor of psychiatry at the University of Miami School of Medicine
"There has long been a need for a workbook that puts concrete instructions for doing therapy directly into the hands of people with OCD and their families. Hyman and Pedrick have admirably filled that need in this book. The OCD Workbook provides critically important practical information on how to overcome a wide variety of OCD symptoms.
-Jeffrey M. Schwartz, MD, research professor of psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles, and author of "Brain Lock" and "The Mind and the Brain"