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Dotson, Alison.

Summary: Uses the author's own experiences with obsessive-compulsive disorder to discuss the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of OCD, and includes advice on finding help and living a fuller, happier life with the disorder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Spirit Publishing 2014

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 616.8 DOT

Maloney, Beth Alison.

Summary: The summer before entering sixth grade, Sammy, a bright and charming boy, suddenly began to exhibit disturbing behaviors. His mother, Beth, already overwhelmed by the responsibility of raising three sons alone, watched helplessly as her middle child descended into madness. Sammy was soon diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and later with Tourette syndrome. Unwilling to accept the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Pub. 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 MALONEY, BETH ALISON MAL

Traig, Jennifer.

Summary: A woman who suffered from an undiagnosed obsessive-compulsive disorder in her childhood recounts how her drive for perfection and incessant hand-washing rituals compromised her daily life and strained her relationship with her parents.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2004

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 TRAIG, JENNIFER TRA

Russell, Anna

Summary: "Josh Baker isn't sure why his brain tells him to do things that other people don't need to do: checking his locker again and again, counting cracks in ceilings, and always needing to finish a song, for starters. He is a talented drummer, a math genius, and he knows everything about rock and roll. Yet, he knows his problems have the power to hurt his family and make him fail at school. When...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: West 44 Books, an imprint of Enslow Publishing 2019

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC RUS

Sedley, Ben

Summary: Provides strategies for breaking free from the intrusive thoughts and behaviors that accompany obsessive-compulsive disorder, drawing on exercises to explain how to manage symptoms and avoid spiraling.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Zucker, Bonnie

Summary: Presents a guide for adolescents who suffer from OCD, with step-by-step guidelines for handling symptoms that range from obsessive thoughts and low self-esteem to stress reactions and toleration of uncertainty.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prufrock Press 2011

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Britz, Allison

Summary: "A brave teen recounts her debilitating struggle with obsessive-compulsive disorder--and brings readers through every painful step as she finds her way to the other side--in this powerful and inspiring memoir. Until sophomore year of high school, fifteen-year-old Allison Britz lived a comfortable life in an idyllic town. She was a dedicated student with tons of extracurricular activities,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon Pulse 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 BRI

Power, Thomas J.

Summary: Adolescents (ages 12-20) with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at risk for academic problems, strained relationships, peer rejection and unsafe behavior -- and parents are often at a loss for how to handle these challenges. If Your Adolescent Has ADHD: An Essential Resource for Parents provides the up-to-date information and down-to-earth support that parents need. It offers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 616.8589 POW

Wray, Brian

Summary: "Unraveling Rose is a great way for parents and teachers to talk to children about what happens when impulsive and obsessive thoughts get in the way of enjoying everyday life."-- Back Cover.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE Fiction Wray 2017

March, John S.

Summary: "No one wants to get rid of obsessive-compulsive disorder more than someone who has it. That's why Talking Back to OCD puts kids and teens in charge. Dr. John March's eight-step program has already helped thousands of young people show the disorder that it doesn't call the shots--they do."--Book jacket.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Guilford Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85227 MAR

Foust, Traci.

Summary: Memoir of a woman's struggles growing up with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 FOUST, TRACI FOU

Summary: A middle-aged psychiatrist tries to find out why a young man has blinded six horses entrusted to his care.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2003

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA EQU

Wortmann, Fletcher.

Summary: A member of a sketch comedy group describes growing up with OCD, discussing his pop-culture obsessions, the roles of literature and Christianity in shaping his perspective, and his visit to the OCD Institute in Massachusetts.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2012

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1 available in Adult- Biography, Call number: 921 Wortman 2012

Dornbush, Marilyn Pierce

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hope Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.94 DOR

Summary: Dina's getting married in a few weeks and there's still so much to do. She has to move her boyfriend, Scott, from his parents' house to her apartment, and settle him in to only the second home he's ever had, all while juggling his schedule as an early morning Walmart door greeter. She has to get her dress, confirm arrangements with the venue, and make peace with her family, who remain nervous...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: The Orchard 2018

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DIN

Awada, Dounya

Summary: "Dounya Awada is a 24-year-old, devout Muslim, happy, healthy, and very much alive. But just a few years before, she nearly starved to death. Her struggle began when she was six years old. Little Dounya wanted nothing less than to be perfect, like her mother. She pushed herself hard every day, excelling in schoolwork and at home. She had to be the cutest, prettiest, smartest girl in the room....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Zuiker Press 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 921 AWA

Patterson, James

Summary: Cory Friedman woke up one morning when he was five years old with the uncontrollable urge to twitch his neck. From that day forward his life became a hell of irrepressible tics and involuntary utterances, and Cory embarked on an excruciating journey from specialist to specialist to discover the cause of his disease. Soon it became unclear what tics were symptoms of his disease and what were...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown Large Print 2008

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 616.8 PAT

Iorizzo, Carrie

Summary: "Anxiety disorders, such as phobias, panic disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder are the most common group of mental illnesses in the United States. Recent studies suggest eight percent of U.S. teenagers suffer from an anxiety disorder. This informative title examines different anxiety disorders, including their causes, symptoms, effects, and treatment options. A chapter on caring for...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crabtree Publishing Company 2014

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 616.8 IOR

Shulman, Terrence Daryl.

Summary: There's something troubling in our midst, somehow lost among the myriad of problems and challenges we face individually and collectively. Stealing, spending and hoarding behaviors have slowly then rapidly exploded in front of our eyes,or, perhaps more accurately, silently and secretively. The lines between governmental or corporate overspending and greed vs. plain theft and fraud have blurred...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Infinity Publishing 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8522 SHU

Andersen, Michelle Garcia

Summary: This book examines the causes and symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), looks at the everyday realities of people with OCD, and explores the management and treatment options available today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press, Inc. 2019

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Covington, Stephanie.

Summary: This text is written for women who are in recovery for addictions, dealing with the special concerns that women have during treatment and rehabilitation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hazelden 1994

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 362.29 COV

Patterson, James

Summary: Cory Friedman woke up one morning when he was five years old with the uncontrollable urge to twitch his neck. From that day forward his life became a hell of irrepressible tics and involuntary utterances, and Cory embarked on an excruciating journey from specialist to specialist to discover the cause of his disease. Soon it became unclear what tics were symptoms of his disease and what were...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.8 Patte

Patterson, James

Summary: "Against Medical Advice" is the true story of Cory Friedman and his family's decades-long battle for survival in the face of extraordinary difficulties as they embarked on an excruciating journey to discover the cause of Cory's disease.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD PAT

Debeurme, Ludovic.

Summary: Follows the lives of two teenagers, Lucille and Arthur, as they struggle with the complex legacies inherited from their families, and journey together across Europe, hoping to make their own destinies.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 DEB

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