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    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders : A Complete Guide to Getting Well and Staying Well (Fred Penzel)

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    • Now Dr. Fred Penzel, a psychologist with over eighteen years’ experience in treating obsessive compulsive disorders, has written a book to help this group of sufferers, their families, and those who would help them. In Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Dr. Pernzel discusses the entire spectrum of these disorders, from the classic form characterized by the intrusive, repetitive, and often unpleasant thoughts, to body dysmorphic disorder (“imagined ugliness”), trichotillomania (compulsive hair pulling), compulsive skin picking and nail biting. Dr. Penzel takes the reader through each step of the most effective behavioral therapies, detailing how progress is made and how to avoid relapse. He also offers a completely up-to-date discussion of medication - how medications is used as part of the overall treatment, its effect on pregnancy, how to choose the best medicine, and how to know if it is working. In addition, Dr. Penzel discusses the treatment of children with these disorders, offers helpful advice for the families of sufferers, and lists sources of help and information (including the latest sites on the Internet). The book also includes a helpful appendix that features symptom checklists for each of the OC spectrum disorders, the DSM-IV diagnostic descriptions, a reading list, and a glossary.

    • Book Title Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders: A Complete Guide to Getting Well and Staying Well
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