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Breaking Free from OCD by Jo Derisley, Isobel Heyman, Sarah Robinson

Understanding Your OCD About this Book     13 Why should I read this book? How should I use this book? What are the treatments for OCD? Summary Advice for parents or carers Recommended treatments What is OCD?     19 So what is OCD? The various symptoms of OCD Some information about your thoughts Do I have OCD? Summary Advice for parents or carers What is obsessive compulsive disorder? Does my child have OCD? Why does my child have OCD? Can I Get Better from OCD?     31 How to get help What are the treatments for OCD? How do we know treatments work? Summary Advice for parents or carers Getting help for your child with OCD What if my child does not want help? What assessment will the doctor do, and what treatments will be recommended? What is Cognitive Behaviour Therapy?     40 Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) for OCD Some facts about CBT for OCD Summary Advice for parents or carers Understanding My OCD     46 Understanding your obsessions and compulsions The OCD trap How does your OCD trap work? Drawing your own OCD trap What does OCD make me avoid? What would life be like without OCD? Summary Advice for parents or carers Your child's obsessions and compulsions How has OCD affected the family? How to Recover from Your OCD How to Use this Book to Change Your OCD     61 Measuring your OCD Summary Advice for parents or carers How to help Summary Understanding the Role of Anxiety     69 What is anxiety? The physical effects of anxiety When is anxiety helpful? When is anxiety unhelpful? Can anxiety harm me? Habituation or 'getting used to' anxiety An 'anxiety thermometer' Using an 'anxiety thermometer' to rate how you feel about doing a task Using an 'anxiety thermometer' to rate how you feel over time Anxiety graphs Summary Advice for parents or carers What does My OCD Look Like?     80 What are my OCD problems? Keeping an OCD diary Making an OCD ladder Deciding where to start What should I do next? Summary Advice for parents or carers Summary Designing Exposure and Response Prevention Exercises     94 What is exposure and response prevention (E/RP)? Designing your first E/RP exercise Learning to break OCD's rules Doing your first E/RP exercise Updating your OCD ladder What should I do next? Summary Advice for parents or carers Summary Making Progress with Exposure and Response Prevention Exercises     110 How to do more exposure and response prevention (E/RP) exercises Making sense of your findings What to do if you get stuck What should I do if others are involved in my OCD? What should I do next? Summary Advice for parents or carers When OCD involves you How to withdraw from OCD's demands What to do about reassurance seeking Summary Overcoming Difficulties     120 Questions and answers What should I do next? Summary Advice for parents or carers Summary What Is the Role of My Thoughts?      132 How important are your thoughts? What are typical OCD thoughts? Thinking helpful thoughts What to say to OCD How to think helpful thoughts More about fighting back with helpful thoughts What should I do next? Summary Advice for parents or carers Summary How Can I Challenge My Thoughts?     147 Learning to put OCD worries on trial How to make a responsibility pie-chart What should I do next? Summary Advice for parents or carers When obsessional thoughts involve you Summary How Can I Test Whether My Thoughts Will Come True?     159 What is a behavioural experiment? Why should I do behavioural experiments? How do behavioural experiments work? How to carry out a behavioural experiment How to overcome problems with behavioural experiments What should I do next? Check your progress Summary Advice for parents or carers How to help your child understand his or her beliefs Summary How to Maintain the Gains I have Made     173 When might OCD try to reappear? What might OCD look like if it tries to reappear? What other things can I do? What goals do I have for my life? Summary Advice for parents or carers OCD and the Bigger Picture OCD and My Family     137 How does OCD affect families? You can overcome OCD Frequently asked questions (FAQs) Advice for parents or carers OCD, School and Friends     196 OCD and school OCD and your friends Telling your friends about OCD Where to Go for More Information     201 Books for young people Books for children Books for parents or carers Websites Questionnaire     206 Worksheet List Short obsessive compulsive scale (SOCS)     26 Understanding my obsessions and compulsions     47 Understanding my OCD trap     52 Understanding my child's obsessions and compulsions     56 How anxiety affects me     71 My OCD diary     82 Making my OCD ladder     86 Making an action plan     90 How to break my OCD rules     97 My exposure and response prevention (E/RP) exercise     101 Updating my OCD ladder     104 What progress have I made?     106 My anxiety graphs     112 Making an OCD timetable     122 How to understand difficulties with E/RP exercises     128 How to understand my thoughts     135 Having helpful thoughts     138 Thinking more helpful OCD thoughts     143 How to put my thoughts on trial     150 How to make my own responsibility pie-chart     155 My behavioural experiment     162 How to make sense of my behavioural experiment     169 An action plan for the future - Part I     175 An action plan for the future - Part II     180 List of Figures Examples of obsessions and compulsions     23 How speaking to Sasha could lead to worry     41 Thinking differently about speaking to Sasha     42 The OCD trap     48 Jake's OCD trap     51 Caught in the OCD trap: anxiety remains     76 Fighting OCD: anxiety reduces with practice at resisting compulsions     76 Sam's OCD diary     83 Oliver's OCD ladder     88 Lisa's small OCD exposure steps     99 Lucia's exposure and response prevention exercise     102 Jayne's 'thoughts on trial' chart     149 Justin's responsibility pie-chart ratings     153 Justin's pie-chart     154 Ashley's first behavioural experiment result     165 Ashley's second behavioural experiment result     167

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