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The Resource Being me with OCD : how I learned to obsess less and live my life, Alison Dotson ; foreword by Elizabeth McIngvale

Being me with OCD : how I learned to obsess less and live my life, Alison Dotson ; foreword by Elizabeth McIngvale

Label
Being me with OCD : how I learned to obsess less and live my life
Title
Being me with OCD
Title remainder
how I learned to obsess less and live my life
Statement of responsibility
Alison Dotson ; foreword by Elizabeth McIngvale
Title variation
Being me with obsessive-compulsive disorder
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Uses the author's own experiences with obsessive-compulsive disorder to discuss the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of OCD, and includes advice on finding help and living a fuller, happier life with the disorder
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10325940
Cataloging source
DLC
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Dotson, Alison
Dewey number
616.85227
Index
index present
Intended audience
Age 15 and older
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1160
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 10
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder in adolescence
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder in adolescence
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Teenagers
  • Teenagers
Target audience
adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how I learned to obsess less and live my life
Label
Being me with OCD : how I learned to obsess less and live my life, Alison Dotson ; foreword by Elizabeth McIngvale
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Contents
Machine derived contents note: Foreword by Elizabeth McIngvale -- Introduction: Climbing Up from Rock Bottom -- Chapter 1: OCD and Me -- What Is OCD? It's Official: I Have OCD What Do OCD Symptoms Look Like? Types of OCD Karissa's Story: What If? Josh's Story: I Had a Germ Phobia Why Do I Have OCD? Sophie's Story, Part 1: My OCD Started with a Dog Attack What Now? Sophie's Story, Part 2: I Got the Help I Needed Chapter 2: Reaching Out -- Advocating for Yourself Finding a Psychiatrist or Therapist My First Visit with a Psychiatrist Sometimes Labels Are a Good Thing Nicole's Story: Being Diagnosed Was a Relief Chapter 3: How Therapy Can Help -- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Robert's Story: Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy Helped Me Facing Your Fears on Your Own "I Don't Want to Go to Therapy" Chapter 4: How Medicine Can Help -- Finding the Right Medication Kiersten's Story: It Took Time to Find the Right Medicine for Me Side Effects Worrisome Side Effects Paying for Medication I Missed a Dose (and a Dose and a Dose and Another Dose) I Took Too Many Pills! How Long Will I Need to Be on Medicine? Chapter 5: What Else Helps? -- Self-Help Beyond Basic Outpatient Therapy Rachel's Story: I Got the Help I Needed in a Residential Program Surgery Believe in Yourself Chapter 6: I Am Not OCD: Popular Perceptions and Stigmas -- Molly's Story: Stigma Made OCD Feel Worse Everyone and Their Brother Think They Have OCD What OCD Is Not Using Humor as a Coping Method Times Have Changed OCD and Related Disorders Chapter 7: Being You with OCD -- Putting Yourself in Control Building a Community of Support OCD and Dating OCD and School (and Work) Keeping Realistic Expectations Looking Back Looking Ahead References and Resources -- Acknowledgments -- About the Author
Control code
000052251776
Extent
140 pages.
Isbn
9781575424705
Label
Being me with OCD : how I learned to obsess less and live my life, Alison Dotson ; foreword by Elizabeth McIngvale
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
text
Contents
Machine derived contents note: Foreword by Elizabeth McIngvale -- Introduction: Climbing Up from Rock Bottom -- Chapter 1: OCD and Me -- What Is OCD? It's Official: I Have OCD What Do OCD Symptoms Look Like? Types of OCD Karissa's Story: What If? Josh's Story: I Had a Germ Phobia Why Do I Have OCD? Sophie's Story, Part 1: My OCD Started with a Dog Attack What Now? Sophie's Story, Part 2: I Got the Help I Needed Chapter 2: Reaching Out -- Advocating for Yourself Finding a Psychiatrist or Therapist My First Visit with a Psychiatrist Sometimes Labels Are a Good Thing Nicole's Story: Being Diagnosed Was a Relief Chapter 3: How Therapy Can Help -- Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Robert's Story: Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy Helped Me Facing Your Fears on Your Own "I Don't Want to Go to Therapy" Chapter 4: How Medicine Can Help -- Finding the Right Medication Kiersten's Story: It Took Time to Find the Right Medicine for Me Side Effects Worrisome Side Effects Paying for Medication I Missed a Dose (and a Dose and a Dose and Another Dose) I Took Too Many Pills! How Long Will I Need to Be on Medicine? Chapter 5: What Else Helps? -- Self-Help Beyond Basic Outpatient Therapy Rachel's Story: I Got the Help I Needed in a Residential Program Surgery Believe in Yourself Chapter 6: I Am Not OCD: Popular Perceptions and Stigmas -- Molly's Story: Stigma Made OCD Feel Worse Everyone and Their Brother Think They Have OCD What OCD Is Not Using Humor as a Coping Method Times Have Changed OCD and Related Disorders Chapter 7: Being You with OCD -- Putting Yourself in Control Building a Community of Support OCD and Dating OCD and School (and Work) Keeping Realistic Expectations Looking Back Looking Ahead References and Resources -- Acknowledgments -- About the Author
Control code
000052251776
Extent
140 pages.
Isbn
9781575424705

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