Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: An Information Guide

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a severe and debilitating anxiety disorder that affects one person in 40. It affects not only how people feel or think, but also how they behave. OCD symptoms — such as compulsive hoarding or handwashing — often evoke uncomfortable emotions in family and friends.

This guide discusses:
what OCD is and what causes it
treatments, including both cognitive and behavioural therapy and medication
recovery and relapse prevention
family involvement

The guide is a thorough and helpful introduction for people with OCD, their family and friends.

This edition was fully revised and updated in 2016.
Author : Neil A. Rector, Christina Bartha, Kate Kitchen, Martin Katzman, Margaret Richter, Lakshmi Ravindran, Rosalia Yoon, Adele Efendov
Publisher : Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
Year : 2016
Pages : 54
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Edition : revised edition
ISBN : None
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