Multcolib Homework Center Picks: OCD
Annotation:Danielle's OCD is only one of many things that she feels keep her separate and alienated from her classmates. She documents her senior year in assignments for her English class, and secret, self-assigned 'me-moirs.' But things change for Danielle, and The Big Lebowski is part of the reason why.
Annotation:The true story of Cory Friedman's struggle with Tourette's syndrome and OCD, as he and his family try to understand his conditions and what will help manage them.
Annotation:This workbook is designed for teens struggling with "stubborn, troubling thoughts" and "irritating, strong urges to repeat certain behaviors."
Annotation:"Offers the latest findings on the causes and most effective treatments for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). It includes helpful information on medications and shows readers how they can calm their impulses through techniques drawn from acceptance and commitment therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy."
Annotation:"In an instant, Bea felt almost normal with Beck, and as if she could fall in love again, but things change when the psychotherapist who has been helping her deal with past romantic relationships puts her in a group with Beck--a group for teens with obsessive-compulsive disorder. " The story is told from Bea's point of view, and readers really experience how strongly her OCD affects her, especially as she tries to keep its severity secret from those around her.
Annotation:"'OCD: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed' helps readers understand how OCD works so they can develop better strategies for coping with their symptoms. This pocket guide offers guidance for coping with the diagnosis itself, discusses stigmas related to OCD, and includes help for readers unsure of who they should tell about the diagnosis."
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Fiction and nonfiction dealing with obsessive compulsive disorder: what it is, how it affects those who have it, and treatments that help people manage it.