OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDERS
- OCD Foundation-International
- Obsessive Compulsive Foundation
- OCD and Spectrum Disorders Association
- Support Group for Parents
- Support Group for Teens
- Hoarders and/or Clutterers
- OCD General Information
- Self Help
- ANXIETY AND OCD
Baer, Lee (2000). Getting control: overcoming your obsessions and compulsions. NY: Plume. Comprehensive guide to treating OCD.
Chansky, Tamar (2000). Freeing your child from obsessive-compulsive disorder. NY: Three Rivers Press. A book for parents.
Foa, Edna & Wilson, Reid (2001). Stop obsessing: how to overcome your obsessions and compulsions. NY: Bantam Books. Self-help book.
Foster, Constance, H. (1997). Kids like me. Maine: Dilligaf. A book for children and parents on OCD. Children tell stories about how they manage OCD.
Green, John (2017). Turtles All The Way Down. NY, NY: Dutton Books. A story for adolescents and young adults about the challenges and struggles associated with OCD.
Hesser, Terry Spencer (1998). Kissing doorknobs. NY: Bantom Doubleday Dell. Novel for teens with OCD.
Huebner, Dawn (2007). What to do when your brain gets stuck: a kid’s guide to overcoming OCD. Washington DC: Magination Press. Workbook for kids ages 6-12.
Hyman, Bruce & Pedrick, Cherry. (1999). The OCD Workbook: your guide to breaking free from obsessive-compulsive disorder. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger. Practical book for teens and adults with OCD.
March, John (2007). Talking back to OCD. NY: Guilford Press. Suggestions for parents and children to control OCD.
Penzel, Fred (2000). Obsessive-compulsive disorders: a complete guide to getting well and staying well. NY: Oxford. Very readable comprehensive book for children and adults with OCD and their families.
Rapoport, Judith L. (1989). The boy who couldn’t stop washing: the experience and treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder. NY: Plume. Highly readable book for patients and families with OCD. Some of the medication information is a little old, but book still very worthwhile.
Schwartz, Jeffrey M. (1996). Brain lock: free yourself from your obsessive-compulsive behavior. NY: HarperCollins. A practical guide.
Wagner, Aureen (2000). Up and down the worry hill: a children’s book about obsessive-compulsive disorder and its treatment. U.S.A.: The Lighthouse Press. A book for children 4-14, explains causes, effects and treatment of OCD.
Wagner, Aureen (2002). What to do when your child has obsessive-compulsive disorder: strategies and solutions. U.S.A.: The Lighthouse Press. Good explanations and strategies although some like breathing in a paper bag are no longer recommended.