Take Control of OCD

Take Control of OCD

The Ultimate Guide for Kids With OCD

Book - 2011
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Baker & Taylor
A guide for middle-grade OCD patients offers advice for taking control of their disorder while successfully navigating school and social environments, sharing step-by-step guidelines based on cognitive-behavioral therapy that address challenges ranging from obsessive thoughts and low self-esteem to stress management and advocacy. Original.

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Zucker, a psychologist in private practice at the National Center for the Treatment of Phobias, Anxiety, and Depression, presents a guide for kids ages 10-16 with obsessive-compulsive disorder to help them take control of their disorder and be successful in school and life. She uses a cognitive-behavioral therapy method that involves gradual exposure to obsessive thinking patterns and teaches children to understand OCD, identify its triggers, develop a hierarchy to use in facing fears, learn relaxation and stress management strategies, deal with uncertainty, and challenge obsessive thoughts and repetitive worries. No index is provided. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Presents a guide for adolescents who suffer from OCD, with step-by-step guidelines for handling symptoms that range from obsessive thoughts and low self-esteem to stress reactions and toleration of uncertainty.

Sourcebooks Inc.
Take Control of OCD is a unique guide just for kids ages 8–14 with obsessive compulsive disorder to help them take control of their disorder and find success in school and in life. Using a cognitive-behavioral therapy method to stress gradual exposure to students' obsessive thinking patterns, the book takes kids step-by-step through a ladder-based process to conquer their fears and demolish their worries.

Focusing on helping kids change their obsessive thoughts, tolerate uncertainty, develop positive self-talk and stress management, advocate for their needs in school, find successful relaxation procedures, and face their fears, the book includes workbook-style pages for kids to complete. By interviewing kids with OCD from across the country, the author offers tons of advice, information, and ideas for students, by students just like them. This handy guidebook is sure to help children with OCD change their behaviors and conquer their worries, discovering a sense of accomplishment and achievement.

Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Prufrock Press, c2011
Description: 179 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
ISBN: 9781593634292
Branch Call Number: TEEN 616.85227 Zuc


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