Understanding OCD
224 pages, 7 1/2 x 10
Release Date:21 May 2017

Understanding OCD

A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Edited by Adam Lewin and Eric Storch
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Giving a full overview of childhood obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and discussing all major treatment options, including cognitive behavioural therapy and medication, this guide provides the essential information that families, teachers, caregivers, clinicians and mental health professionals need in order to understand and treat childhood OCD. It covers origins, symptoms and related illnesses and explains how OCD is diagnosed. The book also suggests ways to maximize the outcomes of treatment, what to do when treatment doesn't work, and how to help manage OCD in children at school and in the home.
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Adam Lew in is Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences at the University of South Florida. Eric Storch is Professor of Pediatrics, Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences, and Psychology, at the University of South Florida.

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