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Triggered: A Memoir of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Fletcher Wortmann obviously knows his subject.  “Triggered: A Memoir of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder” is for anyone who is or knows someone who is suffering from mental illness of any type.  While Wortmann wrestles with OCD, he is more than sympathetic regarding all types of mental illness. In ...

When In Doubt, Make Belief: An OCD-Inspired Approach to Living with Uncertainty Written by a recovered Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) sufferer, When in Doubt, Make Belief aims to explore the doubt we all face, in varying degrees, in our daily lives. Bell chronicles his personal journey with OCD, or, as he calls it, the “doubting disease,” and ...

The Boy Who Finally Stopped Washing: OCD From Both Sides of the Couch John B. is a therapist who both suffers from and treats OCD.  In this memoir, he describes what it’s like to live with OCD, and, in general terms, the treatments that helped him and his clients.  Unfortunately, although the book contains some vivid descriptions of ...

Living Victoriously with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder As a clinician with an interest in OCD I was excited to have the opportunity to review a recent (2007) book on the topic entitled “Living Victoriously with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.” Heather Crilly is very candid about her qualifications as she introduces the mandate of ...

Stop Obsessing! Stop Obsessing! How to Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions Do you have obsessive-compulsive disorder? Regain control over your life. If you find yourself tormented by unwanted, disturbing thoughts or compelled to perform rigidly set action to reduce your stress, you may be one of the millions of ...

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