Can I tell you about OCD? A guide for friends, family and professionals

By: Jassi, Amita.
Series: Can I tell you about...?.Publisher: London Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2013Description: 47 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781849053815.Subject(s): OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER | JUVENILE LITERATURE | DIAGNOSIS | CAUSES | SCHOOLING | FAMILY INTERACTION | FRIENDSHIPS | TREATMENT | COGNITIVE BEHAVIOUR THERAPY | MEDICATIONS
Contents:
Foreword by !sobel Heyman Acknowledgements Introducing Katie, who has OCD Obsessions Compulsions Avoidance How I was diagnosed Why have I got OCD? How OCD affects school How OCD affects home How OCD affects friendships Treatments for OCD : cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) Treatments for OCD : medication How family and friends can help How I can be helped at school Common obsessions and compulsions Other disorders related to OCD. Recommended reading, organisations and websites
Summary: "Meet Katie - a teenager with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Katie invites readers to learn about OCD from her perspective, helping them to understand what it is, how her obsessions and compulsions affect her daily life, and how people around her can help. With illustrations throughout, this will be an ideal introduction to OCD for both young people and older readers. It shows family, friends and teachers how they can support someone with the condition and will be an excellent way to start a conversation about OCD, in the classroom or at home." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE
List(s) this item appears in: Syndromes and conditions for children. Aug 2018 CM | OCD- books, EBooks & a DVD. Oct 2018 CM | WDSA education workshop. May 2021 | Introduction to various syndromes and condition for volunteers. Oct 2021 | Supporting people with ID for volunteers. Oct 2021 | Can I tell you about a...diagnosis? June 2022
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Foreword by !sobel Heyman
Acknowledgements
Introducing Katie, who has OCD
Obsessions
Compulsions
Avoidance
How I was diagnosed
Why have I got OCD?
How OCD affects school
How OCD affects home
How OCD affects friendships
Treatments for OCD : cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
Treatments for OCD : medication
How family and friends can help
How I can be helped at school
Common obsessions and compulsions
Other disorders related to OCD.
Recommended reading, organisations and websites

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"Meet Katie - a teenager with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Katie invites readers to learn about OCD from her perspective, helping them to understand what it is, how her obsessions and compulsions affect her daily life, and how people around her can help. With illustrations throughout, this will be an ideal introduction to OCD for both young people and older readers. It shows family, friends and teachers how they can support someone with the condition and will be an excellent way to start a conversation about OCD, in the classroom or at home." - PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE

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