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Introduction to Coping with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by Leonora Brosan
  

Introduction to Coping with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Part of the An Introduction to Coping series Series

RRP £4.99

Synopsis

Introduction to Coping with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder by Leonora Brosan

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) affects thousands of people in the UK and it can be effectively treated with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.Written by an experienced practitioner, this introductory booklet explains what OCD is and how it makes you feel. It will help the reader to understand their symptoms and is ideal as an immediate coping strategy and as a preliminary to fuller therapy. The book covers:The different forms of OCD, how it develops and what keeps it going.Case studies.The roles that your compulsions and thoughts play.Different kinds of treatment.

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This booklet will prove an invaluable first step to overcoming obsessive compulsive disorder. -- Professor Peter Cooper, Professor of Psychology, University of Reading


About the Author

Dr Lee Brosan is a consultant psychologist with the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust. Over a long career she has been Head of the Psychological Treatment Service, Trust Lead for the Development of Psychological Therapies, Clinical Associate at the MRC Cognitive and Brain Science Unit in Cambridge, a founder member of the Cambridge Clinical Research Centre for Affective Disorders, and Associate Lecturer in the Experimental Psychology Department at Cambridge.

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Book Info

Publication date

29th March 2007

Author

Leonora Brosan

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Publisher

Robinson Publishing an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Categories

Coping with illness & specific conditions
Popular psychology

ISBN

9781845292881

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