The Thought That Counts : A Firsthand Account of One Teenager's Experience with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Paperback
by Jared Douglas (Clinical Research Assistant, Massachusetts General Hospital Obsessive-Compulsiv Kant, Martin (Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology in Psychiatry, University of Pennsylvania Franklin, Linda Wasmer Andrews
Part of the Adolescent Mental Health Initiative series
In this book for young people who have been diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), Jared Kant discusses his own experiences with the illness, and the disruption and distress that it brought to his life as an adolescent.
Combining this personal story with a candid and easy-to-understand description of the science behind OCD, Kant (now an adult who healthily and successfully manages his illness) also provides the facts that young people diagnosed with OCD need, such as how to find professional help, what types of therapies are available for this disorder, and how to deal with stressful situations at home and at school.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 192 pages, Includes text boxes
- Publisher: Oxford University Press
- Publication Date: 01/12/2007
- Category: Personal & social issues: disability & special needs (Children's/YA)
- ISBN: 9780195316896