Med head: my knock-down, drag-out, drugged-up battle with my brain

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Pub. Date:
2010.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG+ - BL: 6.1 - AR Pts: 9
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Discover the story of one teenager's struggles with OCD and Tourette's Syndrome-and how he was able to overcome extraordinary setbacks. Cory Friedman knows how it feels to have a body that won't stop moving, to be really different from everyone else, to be made fun of every day, to be totally reckless, to never relax, to be shut out of everything, to break free and take control. James Patterson's Against Medical Advice riveted adults with the page-turning drama of one teenager's courage, sacrifice, and triumph in confronting an agonizing medical condition. Now this deeply personal account of Cory Friedman's intense struggles with Tourette's Syndrome and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder-as well as depression, anxiety, and alcohol addiction-is available for teen readers.
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9780316076173
9780316164054
9780606145381
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Grouping Title med head my knock down drag out drugged up battle with my brain
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subject_facet Friedman, Cory, Obsessive-compulsive disorder -- Patients -- Biography, Obsessive-compulsive disorder. -- Biography -- Patients, Tourette syndrome -- Patients -- Biography, Tourette syndrome. -- Biography -- Patients
title_display Med head : my knock-down, drag-out, drugged-up battle with my brain
title_full Med head : my knock-down, drag-out, drugged-up battle with my brain / as told by James Patterson & Hal Friedman, MedHead My Knock-down, Drag-out, Drugged-up Battle with My Brain
title_short Med head :
title_sub my knock-down, drag-out, drugged-up battle with my brain
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Friedman, Cory, Obsessive-compulsive disorder, Patients, Tourette syndrome, Young Adult Nonfiction