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Compact Research: Diseases & Disorders:Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder - eBook 

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ISBN: 978-1-60152-432-4
Format: eBook
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Author: Peggy Parks
Publication Date: 2011
Number of Pages: 96
Dewey Code: 616.85
Interest Grade Level: 6-12
Reading Grade Level: 6-12

Obsessive-compulsive disorder, commonly called OCD, is a complex mental illness that involves repetitive thoughts (obsessions), which cause people to perform repetitive acts (compulsions) in an effort to seek relief. Through objective overviews, primary sources, and full-color illustrations, this title examines What Is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder? What Causes Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder? What Problems Are Associated with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder? and Can People Overcome Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?