The Thought That Counts
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The Thought That Counts

A Firsthand Account of One Teenager's Experience with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
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ISBN-13:
9780195316896
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.12.2007
Seiten:
192
Autor:
Jared Douglas (Clinical Research Assistant Kant
Gewicht:
240 g
Format:
208x140x13 mm
Serie:
Adolescent Mental Health Initiative
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

In this book for young people who have been diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Jared Kant discusses his own experiences with the illness, and the disruption and distress that it brought to his life as an adolescent. Combining this personal story with a candid and easy-to-understand description of the science behind OCD, Kant (now an adult who healthily and successfully manages his illness) also provides the facts that young people diagnosed with OCD need, such as how to find professional help, what types of therapies are available for this disorder, and how to deal with stressful situations at home and at school. In this book for young people who have been diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Jared Kant discusses his own experiences with the illness, and the disruption and distress that it brought to his life as an adolescent. Combining this personal story with a candid and easy-to-understand description of the science behind OCD, Kant (now an adult who healthily and successfully manages his illness) also provides the facts that young people diagnosed with OCD
need, such as how to find professional help, what types of therapies are available for this disorder, and how to deal with stressful situations at home and at school.
"The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania."
1. On Second (and Third and Fourth) Thought: Obsessions and Compulsions; 2. Slippery Slope to the Hospital: Diagnosis and Hospitalization; 3. Adventures in Daily Living: OCD at Home and School; 4. Reaching for a Lifeline: Psychotherapy and Medication; 5. Rituals, Routines, and Recovery: Living with OCD; 6. Where I Was Is Not Where I Am
In this book for young people who have been diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Jared Kant discusses his own experiences with the illness, and the disruption and distress that it brought to his life as an adolescent. Combining this personal story with a candid and easy-to-understand description of the science behind OCD, Kant (now an adult who healthily and successfully manages his illness) also provides the facts that young people diagnosed with OCD
need, such as how to find professional help, what types of therapies are available for this disorder, and how to deal with stressful situations at home and at school.