Multcolib Homework Center Picks: OCD

OCD, the Dude, and Me
OCD, the Dude, and Me A Novel By Vaughn, Lauren Roedy Book - 2013 y VAUGHN 2013 Available in some locations

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.

Med Head
Med Head My Knock-down, Drag-out, Drugged-up Battle With My Brain By Patterson, James Book - 2010 y 616.83 P317m 2010 Available in some locations

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.

Free From OCD
Free From OCD A Workbook for Teens With Obsessive-compulsive Disorder By Sisemore, Timothy A. eBook - 2010 OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

Annotation:This workbook is designed for teens struggling with "stubborn, troubling thoughts" and "irritating, strong urges to repeat certain behaviors."

The OCD Workbook
The OCD Workbook Your Guide to Breaking Free From Obsessive-compulsive Disorder By Hyman, Bruce M eBook - 2010 OverDrive downloadable ebook Check availability»

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."

OCD Love Story
OCD Love Story By Haydu, Corey Ann Book - 2013 y HAYDU 2013 Available in some locations

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.

OCD A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed By Tompkins, Michael A. Book - 2012 616.85227 T662o 2012 Available in some locations

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."


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.