Overcoming Obsessive Thoughts

Overcoming Obsessive Thoughts

How to Gain Control of your OCD

Book - 2005
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Your path to control begins with finding out why obsessive thoughts persist and the ways professionals use to treat them. You'll also learn to understand your own obsessive thoughts-what triggers them and what you're already doing to cope with them. Then the book will guide you through a series of safe and controlled exposure exercises that will help you manage obsessive thoughts and limit the effect they have on the quality of your life. Book jacket.
If you struggle with violent, unpleasant, or blasphemous thoughts that won't go away no matter how hard you try, this book can help. Obsessive thoughts like these can be symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Whether you have a formal diagnosis of OCD or experience these kinds of thoughts without diagnosis, the safe and effective techniques in this book can help you regain peace of mind.
We all occasionally think thoughts that are completely out of character. We imagine, for example, that we might swerve our car into oncoming traffic or take the kitchen knife we're using to prepare dinner and use it to harm someone we love. Many of us simply ignore thoughts like these, but some of us return to them again and again in our minds: What if I cause an accident? What if I hurt some I care about?
Publisher: Oakland, CA : New Harbinger Publications, c2005
ISBN: 1572243813 (pbk.)
9781572243811 (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: 616.85227 PUR
Characteristics: viii, 160 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Clark, David A. 1954-

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May 05, 2018

Worked through the book after it was personally recommended to me. I found it helpful. One of the authors, works locally from what I understand.

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