Book Reviews

Books on: ADHDAnxietyBipolarDepressionMemoirsOCDPTSD

  • Overcoming Perfectionism: Finding the Key to Balance & Self-Acceptance (Revised, Updated Edition)
    When you’re a perfectionist, it could always be a little bit better. Every task you work on, that is. And so, the planning and revision go on and on, and the final product never quite ...
  • Making Habits, Breaking Habits: Why We Do Things, Why We Don’t, and How to Make Any Change Stick
    Mixing roughly three parts information with one part practical technique for yoking habits to the service of self-improvement, Jeremy Dean’s Making Habits, Breaking Habits: Why We Do Things, Why We Don’t, and How to Make Any Change Stick tours ...
  • A Life Lived Ridiculously
    Dr. Annabelle R. Charbit, PhD in neuroscience, accomplished writer, and lifelong sufferer of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), has used all three of these descriptors to write A Life Lived Ridiculously, her intriguing first novel.  The book ...
  • I Hardly Ever Wash My Hands: The Other Side of OCD
    A friend of mine has obsessive-compulsive disorder. His OCD doesn’t take over his life, at least not ostensibly. He has some rituals, and occasionally he does things that raise eyebrows, but overall he’s a normal ...
  • Triggered: A Memoir of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
    Fletcher Wortmann obviously knows his subject.  "Triggered: A Memoir of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder" is for anyone who is or knows someone who is suffering from mental illness of any type.  While Wortmann wrestles with OCD, he ...
  • When In Doubt, Make Belief: An OCD-Inspired Approach to Living with Uncertainty
    Written by a recovered Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) sufferer, When in Doubt, Make Belief aims to explore the doubt we all face, in varying degrees, in our daily lives. Bell chronicles his personal journey with ...
  • Living Victoriously with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
    As a clinician with an interest in OCD I was excited to have the opportunity to review a recent (2007) book on the topic entitled “Living Victoriously with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.” Heather Crilly is very ...
  • The Boy Who Finally Stopped Washing: OCD From Both Sides of the Couch
    John B. is a therapist who both suffers from and treats OCD.  In this memoir, he describes what it’s like to live with OCD, and, in general terms, the treatments that helped him and his ...
  • The OCD Workbook
    The OCD Workbook: Your Guide to Breaking Free from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Obsessive-compulsive disorder is characterized by the presence of recurrent, intrusive thoughts, impulses, or images (obsessions) or repetitive behaviors or mental acts (compulsions). Symptoms include ...
  • Stop Obsessing!
    Stop Obsessing!: How to Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions Do you have obsessive-compulsive disorder? Regain control over your life. If you find yourself tormented by unwanted, disturbing thoughts or compelled to perform rigidly set action to ...
  • Getting Control
    Getting Control: Overcoming Your Obsessions and Compulsions An internationally known expert and Harvard Medical School professor offers an up-to-date guide for treating Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. Six million Americans suffer from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and they know firsthand ...

 

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