Ocd for Dummies (Paperback)
Manage OCD and live a better life, thanks to this friendly Dummies guide
People with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) need skills and tools to manage their symptoms. OCD For Dummies offers help for you or your loved one when it comes to recognizing, diagnosing, treating, and living with this common mental and behavioral disorder. Dummies gives you all the information you need on getting your symptoms under control and working toward remission. This edition updates you with the latest research on OCD, new therapeutic treatments, and all the most up-to-date resources to help you along on your OCD journey. You're not alone--there are millions of people out there who understand what you're going through, and OCD For Dummies does, too. Understand obsessive-compulsive disorder and get the help you need with this book.
- Discover what causes OCD and learn how identify the symptoms and early warning signs
- Learn about the latest medications, treatments, and resources available to help manage OCD symptoms
- Differentiate between OCD and related disorders so you can get the right help
- Help a loved one who suffers from OCD and get tips on how you can be supportive
If you or someone you know has symptoms of OCD or has received a recent diagnosis, this book will gently guide you through building the skills and awareness that will let you live life to its fullest.
About the Author
Laura L. Smith is a clinical psychologist and former President of the New Mexico Psychological Association. She has presented workshops and classes to national and international audiences, including the University of New Mexico adult continuing education program (Osher). She wrote Anxiety For Dummies and Depression For Dummies.