Break Free from OCD

Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder with CBT

Author: Fiona Challacombe,Victoria Bream Oldfield,Paul M Salkovskis

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1446491846

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 304

View: 6184

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Are you plagued by obsessive thoughts, rituals or routines? Would you like to regain control over your behaviour and cast your fears aside? Whether you are compelled to wash your hands more and more thoroughly or feel the need to keep checking that you've turned off appliances, obsessive worries can be a drain on daily life. However, you don't need to suffer any more. This practical guide, written by three leading cognitive behavioural therapy experts, enables you to make sense of your symptoms, and gives a simple plan to help you conquer OCD. Includes: detailed information on the many different manifestations of OCD; the differences between normal and obsessive worries; clear information on treating your individual problem; real-life case studies and examples; and advice and support for friends and family of OCD sufferers. Whether your condition is mild or severe, this definitive resource will help you reclaim your life and keep OCD away for good.
Release

The OCD Workbook

Your Guide to Breaking Free from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Author: Bruce M. Hyman,Cherlene Pedrick

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 9781608821419

Category: Self-Help

Page: 352

View: 7898

DOWNLOAD NOW »

If you have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), chances are that your persistent obsessive thoughts and time-consuming compulsions keep you from enjoying life to the fullest. But when you are in the habit of avoiding the things you fear, the idea of facing them head-on can feel frightening and overwhelming. This book can help. The OCD Workbook has helped thousands of people with OCD break the bonds of troubling OCD symptoms and regain the hope of a productive life. Endorsed and used in hospitals and clinics the world over, this valuable resource is now fully revised and updated with the latest evidence-based approaches to understanding and managing OCD. It offers day-to-day coping strategies you can start using right away, along with proven-effective self-help techniques that can help you maintain your progress. The book also includes information for family members seeking to understand and support loved ones who suffer from this often baffling and frustrating disorder. Whether you suffer with OCD or a related disorder, such as body dysmorphic disorder or trichotillomania, let this new edition of The OCD Workbook be your guide on the path to recovery. This new edition will help you: use self-assessment tools to identify your symptoms and their severity; create and implement a recovery strategy using cognitive behavioral self-help tools and techniques; learn about the most effective medications and medical treatments; find the right professional help and access needed support for your recovery; and maintain your progress and prevent future relapse.
Release

Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

A self-help guide using cognitive behavioural techniques

Author: David Veale,Rob Willson

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1849011761

Category: Psychology

Page: 480

View: 7075

DOWNLOAD NOW »

A Books on Prescription Title. Break free from unhelpful rituals and take control of your life Are you plagued by a recurring thought or idea that just won't go away? Perhaps you feel the need to wash your hands frequently, hoard things or repeatedly check that all appliances have been turned off before leaving home? These are common symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder (or OCD), a condition that causes distress to hundreds of thousands of people. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy has been clinically proven to significantly reduce symptoms of OCD. Learn how to break free from the destructive cycle of obsessive behaviour and regain control of your life. Shows you how to reduce the distress caused by disturbing thoughts, images and urges Reduces and gradually helps you overcome compulsions Offers advice on how partners, relatives and friends can help.
Release

The Clinician's Guide to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Childhood Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Author: Eric A. Storch,Joseph McGuire,Dean McKay

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128114282

Category: Psychology

Page: 382

View: 9043

DOWNLOAD NOW »

The Clinician's Guide to Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Childhood Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder brings together a wealth of experts on pediatric and adolescent OCD, providing novel cognitive behavioral strategies and considerations that therapists can immediately put into practice. The book provides case studies and example metaphors on how to explain exposure models to children in a developmentally appropriate manner. The book also instructs clinicians on how to use symptom information and rating scales to develop an appropriate exposure hierarchy. The book is arranged into two major sections: assessment and treatment of childhood OCD and special considerations in treating childhood OCD. Each chapter is structured to include relevant background and empirical support for the topic at hand, practical discussion of the nature and implementation of the core component (such as exposure and response prevention, cognitive therapy, psychoeducation and more), and a case illustration that highlights the use of a particular technique. Provides the strong theoretical foundation required to successfully implement treatment Highlights the use of particular intervention techniques through case studies Provides CBT strategies for anxiety, tic disorders, trichotillomania, ADHD and disruptive behaviors Includes strategies for treatment of patients who are initially non-responsive to CBT Encourages individualization of evidence-based and clinically-informed principles for each patient Reviews what to do if/when OCD remits and/or returns Provides details on differentiation OCD symptoms from anxiety and other psychopathology
Release

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

All You Want to Know about OCD for People Living with OCD, Carers, and Clinicians

Author: Lynne M. Drummond

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 110861034X

Category: Medical

Page: N.A

View: 4212

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Obsessive compulsive disorder affects between 1 and 3 per cent of the population. Ranging from relatively mild symptoms to being a profoundly disabling disorder, it is a condition that is amenable to modern treatments. This book examines the evidence for and potential role of a range of treatment methods, from CBT to pharmacological approaches. It asks what an individual can do to help themselves, and how friends and relatives can assist in the recovery process. Although firmly based in clinical research, it is written in a jargon-free and accessible style to help provide deep understanding of the disorder. Personal narratives and case studies of people living with OCD feature to illustrate points, and the book considers emerging research and the future of approaches to OCD. Built upon decades of experience, this guide will inform and support adults and young people living with OCD, as well as carers, families and health professionals.
Release

The Complete CBT Guide for Anxiety

Author: Lee Brosan,Peter Cooper,Roz Shafran

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1780331320

Category: Psychology

Page: 160

View: 6011

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Overcoming app now available. A highly respectable and authoritative self-help guide on all the anxiety disorders: generalised anxiety disorder, health anxiety, panic, phobias, social anxiety, OCD. Edited by three leading CBT clinicians in the UK, this comprehensive guide offers individual CBT-based treatments for a wide range of anxiety problems. Each individual treatment reflects current the treatment in the UK for that anxiety disorder and is written by the clinician responsible for developing that treatment in the first place. Contributors include: Lars-Goran Ost (phobias) Dr Gillian Butler (social phobia - Gillian is the author of Overcoming Social Anxiety & Shyness) Anke Ehlers & Jennifer Wild (PTSD) Nick Grey & David M. Clark (panic disorder) Heather Hadjistavropoulos (health anxiety) Kevin Meares & Mark Freeston (Generalised Anxiety Disorder) Roz Shafran & Adam Radomsky (OCD) An ideal resource not only for those experiencing anxiety problems, but CBT therapists and IAPT workers.
Release

Specialized Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

An Expert Clinician Guidebook

Author: Debbie Sookman

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317397835

Category: Psychology

Page: 200

View: 1553

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Specialized Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is an expert clinician guide for administration of evidence-based specialized cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) for obsessive compulsive disorder and its subtypes. This book focuses on strategies to identify and resolve complex and varied reasons for resistance to CBT and to optimize symptom remission, generalize improvement, and forestall relapse during treatment for OCD. The interventions discussed build upon and elaborate the clinical and research work of other OCD experts, clinicians and researchers in the field of cognitive therapy, and are based on the author’s own research and clinical experience as an internationally known expert treating thousands of OCD patients. Criteria are outlined for symptom recovery and for treatment resistance in the context of optimal evidence-based specialized CBT delivery. Featuring treatment models and illustrative case studies, this book is a necessary addition to the library of mental health professionals who work with patients suffering from OCD.
Release

Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques

Author: David Veale,Rob Willson

Publisher: Constable

ISBN: 9781472136015

Category:

Page: 352

View: 7879

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Break free from unhelpful rituals and take control of your life Are you plagued by a recurring thought or idea that just won't go away, or feel the need to wash your hands repeatedly, to hoard things, or to repeatedly check all appliances in the house have been turned off before you leave? These are common symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), a condition that causes distress to hundreds of thousands of people. Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) has been clinically proven to significantly reduce symptoms of OCD. With this step-by-step approach you can learn how to break free from the destructive cycle of obsessive behaviour and regain control of your life. The Overcoming self-help guides use CBT techniques to treat disorders by changing unhelpful patterns of behaviour and thought. CBT is internationally favoured as a practical means of overcoming long-standing and disabling conditions, both psychological and physical. Many guides in the Overcoming series are recommended by the UK Department of Health under the Books on Prescription scheme.
Release

Overcoming Harm OCD

Mindfulness and CBT Tools for Coping with Unwanted Violent Thoughts

Author: Jon Hershfield

Publisher: New Harbinger Publications

ISBN: 1684031494

Category: Self-Help

Page: 184

View: 7661

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Don’t let your thoughts and fears define you. In Overcoming Harm OCD, psychotherapist Jon Hershfield offers powerful cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and mindfulness tools to help you break free from the pain and self-doubt caused by harm OCD. Do you suffer from violent, unwanted thoughts and a crippling fear of harming others? Are you afraid to seek treatment for fear of being judged? If so, you may have harm OCD—an anxiety disorder associated with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). First and foremost, you need to know that these thoughts do not define you as a human being. But they can cause a lot of real emotional pain. So, how can you overcome harm OCD and start living a better life? Written by an expert in treating harm OCD, this much-needed book offers a direct and comprehensive explanation of what harm OCD is and how to manage it. You’ll learn why you have unwanted thoughts, how to identify mental compulsions, and find an overview of cognitive-behavioral and mindfulness-based treatment approaches that can help you reclaim your life. You’ll also find tips for disclosing violent obsessions, finding adequate professional help, and working with loved ones to address harm OCD systemically. And finally, you’ll learn that your thoughts are just thoughts, and that they don’t make you a bad person. If you have harm OCD, it’s time to move past the stigma and start focusing on solutions. This evidence-based guide will help light the way.
Release

Managing OCD with CBT For Dummies

Author: Katie d'Ath,Rob Willson

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119074150

Category: Self-Help

Page: 168

View: 2441

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Break the chains of OCD with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Are you suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)?You're not alone. Whether you've tried countless treatments or areseeking help for the first time, this expert, accessible guide isyour beacon of hope for breaking the chains of this cripplingdisorder. Managing OCD with CBT For Dummies usesmindfulness-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to eradicateOCD from your day-to-day life. Through clear and sensitivedirection, you'll find out how to identify and correct negativethought patterns, confront your problems with positive solutionsand recognise the power of cognitive thinking. Once a term only used by psychologists and counselors, CBT isnow in common use and has become the preferred treatment method fora variety of psychological issues, including anxiety anddepression, self-esteem, eating disorders, addiction, and manyothers. If you're planning on trying it on its own or inconjunction with other types of therapies, you'll be heartened toknow that a staggering 75% of people with OCD are significantlyhelped by CBT—which is why it remains the treatment of choicefor tackling the disorder by the National Institute for Health andClinical Excellence (NICE). Demonstrates how CBT encourages new thinking patterns to combatdestructive thought tendencies Explains the causes and symptoms of OCD Shows you how to use CBT to modify everyday thoughts andbehaviours with the aim of positively influencing youremotions Illustrates the importance of facing your fears and offerspositive strategies on exposure therapy There's no need to let OCD continue to control your life. Thishow-to guide helps you break down the negative patterns that havebeen keeping you hostage—and allows you to build a positivefuture free of the hold of OCD.
Release