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Suggested Reading

The following books are valuable resources in understanding OCD and its treatment option.

Reading Material to Help You in Your Battle with OCD

The following books are valuable resources in understanding OCD and its treatment options:
Getting Control: Overcoming Your Obsessions and Compulsion
Lee Baer, Ph.D.
Plume Books, (2000)

The Doubting Disease: Help for Scrupulosity and Religious Compulsions.
Joseph Ciarrocchi, Ph.D.
Integration Books, (1995)

Stop Obsessing! How to Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions.
Edna Foa, Ph.D. & Reid Wilson, Ph.D.
Bantam, (1991)

Tormenting Thoughts and Secret Rituals.
Ian Osborne, MD
Pantheon Books, (1998).

When Once Is Not Enough.
Gail Steketee, Ph.D. & Kerrin White, MD
New Harbinger Publications, (1990)

Rewind, Replay, Repeat: A Memoir of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.
Jeff Bell
Hazelden, (2007)

The Imp of the Mind: Exploring the Silent Epidemic of Obsessive Bad Thoughts.
Lee Baer, Ph.D.
Penguin, (2001)

The OCD Workbook: Your Guide to Breaking Free from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.
Bruce Hyman, Ph.D. & Cherry Pedrick, RN
New Harbinger Press, (2005)

Overcoming OCD: A Journey To Recovery 
Janet Singer & Seth J. Gillihan, Ph.D
Roman & Littlefield Publishers, (2015)

The following books are helpful in learning about OC Spectrum Disorders, and related anxiety disorders:

The BDD Workbook
James Claiborn, Ph.D. & Cherry Pedrick, RN
New Harbinger Press, (2002)

The Broken Mirror: Understanding and Treating Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Katherine Phillips, MD
Oxford, (1986)

Help for Hair Pullers: Understanding and Coping with Trichotillomania.
Nancy Keuthen, Ph.D., Dan Stein, MD., & Gary Christenson, MD
New Harbinger, (2001)

Panic Free
Lynn Freeman, Ph.D.
Arden Books, (1999)

Living with Panic Disorder.
John Tsilimparis, MFT
Publish America, (2003)

When a Family Member Has OCD
Jon Hershfield, MFT
New Harbinger Publications, (2015)

Overcoming Body-Focused Repetitive Behaviors: A Comprehensive Behavioral Treatment for Hair Pulling and Skin Picking
Charles Mansueto, PhD
New Harbinger Publications, (2020)