Overcoming Your Obsessions, Compulsions and OCD
By Lee Baer
Full revised and updated edition of the definitive book for OCD sufferers who want to master their fears and take charge of their lives.
The first comprehensive guide to treating obsessive-compulsive disorder based on clinically proven behavioral therapy techniques, Dr. Lee Baer's Getting Control has been providing OCD sufferers with information and relief for more than twenty years. In the same easy-to-understand format as the original, this updated edition includes:
Cutting-edge behavioral therapy techniques.
Breakthrough advances in neuroscience.
Brand-new material on hoarding.
Expanded sections on how families can help OCD sufferers.
The latest diagnostic standards
A completely revised list of resources.
OCD sufferers and their loved ones will find everything they need to assess their symptoms, set realistic goals, and create specific therapeutic exercises for managing this disorder.
Dr Lee Baer is a clinical professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School and cofounder of the OCD Clinic at Massachusetts General Hospital and the OCD Institute at McLean Hospital. He is an internationally-recognized expert in the treatment of OCD and coeditor of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders: Theory and Management.
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20 Sep 2012
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Dr Lee Baer is one of the world's leading experts on obsessive-compulsive disorder and on methods of self-help. This excellent third edition includes recent advances in the assessment and treatment of this disorder. Sufferers, relatives, and friends can benefit greatly from reading this book. — Isaac Marks, author of Living with Fear
Very few clinicians are as experienced as Dr. Baer in the treatment of OCD. The previous editions of Getting Control were wonderful, and the current one is even better. — Sabine Wilhelm