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Author Kant, Jared Douglas.

Title The thought that counts : a firsthand account of one teenager's experience with obsessive-compulsive disorder / Jared Douglas Kant ; with Martin Franklin and Linda Wasmer Andrews
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 169 pages)
Series The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands' adolescent mental health initiative
Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands' adolescent mental health initiative.
Contents On second (and third and fourth) thought: obsessions and compulsions -- Slippery slope to the hospital diagnosis and hospitalization -- Adventures in daily living: OCD at home and school -- Reaching for a lifeline: psychotherapy and medication -- Rituals, routines, and recovery: living with OCD -- Where I was is not where I am
Summary For the more than 2 million Americans with obsessive-compulsive disorder, the intrusive thoughts and uncontrollable behaviors can take a harsh toll, as author Jared Douglas Kant knows all too well. Diagnosed with OCD at age 11, Jared became ruled by dread of deadly germs and diseases, the unrelenting need to count and check things, and a persistent, nagging doubt that overshadowed his life. In The Thought that Counts, Jared shares his deeply personal account of trial, tribulation, and ultimately triumph. Using anecdotes, narratives and sidebars, this book adds a human face to a complex disorde
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-159) and index
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Subject Kant, Jared Douglas -- Health
Kant, Jared Douglas
Kant, Jared Douglas
Obsessive-compulsive disorder in adolescence -- Patients -- United States -- Biography
Obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychopathology -- Compulsive Behavior.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder
United States
Genre/Form collective biographies.
Personal narratives
Personal narratives.
R├ęcits personnels.
Form Electronic book
Author Franklin, Martin, 1963-
Andrews, Linda Wasmer.
Annenberg Public Policy Center.
LC no. 2007035115
ISBN 9780199724215