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Being me with OCD: how I learned to obsess less and live my life

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Part memoir, part self-help for teens, Being Me With OCD tells the story of how obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) dragged the author to rock bottom - and how she found hope, got help, and eventually climbed back to a fuller, happier life. Using anecdotes, self-reflection, guest essays, and thorough research, Dotson explains what OCD is and how readers with OCD can begin to get better. With humor, specific advice, and an inspiring, been-there-beat-that attitude, readers will find the book simultaneously touching and practical. "A wise and compassionate model for teens and young adults who have been newly diagnosed with OCD or are considering seeking out a diagnosis . . . This would also be an ideal guide for friends and family members of those afflicted". - Booklist " This book offers young people a candid, compassionate view of an often misunderstood problem". - Foreword Reviews
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Part memoir, part self-help for teens, Being Me with OCD tells the story of how obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) dragged the author to rock bottom—and how she found hope, got help, and eventually climbed back to a fuller, happier life. Using anecdotes, self-reflection, guest essays, and thorough research, Dotson explains what OCD is and how readers with OCD can begin to get better. With humor, specific advice, and an inspiring, been-there-beat-that attitude, readers will find the book simultaneously touching and practical.

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subject_facet Electronic books, Obsessive-compulsive disorder in adolescence -- Patients -- Anecdotes, Obsessive-compulsive disorder in adolescence -- Treatment, Teenagers -- Mental Health, Teenagers -- Mental health
title_display Being me with OCD : how I learned to obsess less and live my life
title_full Being Me with OCD How I Learned to Obsess Less and Live My Life, Being me with OCD : how I learned to obsess less and live my life / Alison Dotson ; foreword by Elizabeth McIngvale
title_short Being me with OCD :
title_sub how I learned to obsess less and live my life
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Health & Fitness, Mental Health, Mental health, Obsessive-compulsive disorder in adolescence, Patients, Self-Improvement, Teenagers, Treatment, Young Adult Nonfiction