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by Frederick Toates

Author: Frederick Toates
Subcategory: Addiction & Recovery
Language: English
Publisher: Thorsons (September 13, 1993)
Pages: 192 pages
Category: Fitness and Health
Rating: 4.7
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First published by Thorsons as Obsessional Thoughts and Behaviour 1990 . better survey to guide him in this labyrinth.

Frederick Toates’ book, which was rst published in 1990, was one of several books on this subject intended for the general reader. It was, however, different from the others.

Intrusive, repetitive thoughts, and behaviour rituals such as compulsive checking and hand-washing, are an increasingly common form of mental illness. This book, the first to be aimed at the general reader, helps sufferers to overcome these obsessions. The author, Dr Frederick Toates, is an experimental psychologist at the Open University and a former sufferer from obsessional thoughts himself.

Frederick Toates, Olga Coschug-Toates. Why would someone feel compelled to touch the four walls of a room in a clockwise fashion as soon as he enters it?

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An estimated one million people in Britain, and four million in the USA suffer so much from obsessional thoughts and behaviour that normal life is impossible. Intrusive, repetitive thoughts, and behaviour rituals such as compulsive checking and hand-washing, are an increasingly common form of mental illness. Compulsive Behavior Health, Fitness & Dieting Health, Fitness & Dieting Health, Fitness & Dieting Mental Health Psychology.

The person is unable to control either the thoughts or activities for more than a short period of time. Common compulsions include hand washing, counting of things, and checking to see if a door is locked.

POCD" redirects here. For the other meaning of this acronym, see Postoperative Cognitive Dysfunction.

Obsessional Thoughts and Behaviour book. by. Frederick Toates. 0722521952 (ISBN13: 9780722521953).

Compulsions are repetitive behaviors that a person with OCD feels the urge to do in response to an obsessive thought.

People with OCD may have symptoms of obsessions, compulsions, or both. Compulsions are repetitive behaviors that a person with OCD feels the urge to do in response to an obsessive thought. Common compulsions include: Excessive cleaning and/or handwashing.

What is it like to feel you must check a dozen times that the gas is turned off before you can leave the house? Or to lock and re-lock the front door until you are hours late for work? Do you repeatedly wash your hands until they are chapped and sore? Sufferers from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder are often highly intelligent and creative people, but they are slaves to persistent unwanted thoughts, tormented by irrational fears of death and contamination. One in ten individuals suffer from one form or another of obsessional thought or behaviour at some time in their lives - the behaviour needn't be "bizarre" or extreme to qualify. This book aims to help sufferers to overcome these obsessions. Frederick Toates is an experimental psychologist and a former sufferer from obsessional thoughts himself. He explains factors that may trigger the disorder, vital dos and don'ts for the sufferer, the available treatments and pitfalls, and how carers and families can cope.