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Compulsive Behavior

  • Paradoxes of Gambling Behaviourby Willem A. Wagenaar

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 125.00

    Why does a large proportion of the population engage in some form of gambling, although they know they are most likely to lose, and that the gambling industry makes huge profits? Do gamblers simply accept their losses as fate, or do they believe that they will be able to overcome the negative odds in some miraculous way? The paradox is complicated... more...

  • The International Handbook of Addiction Behaviourby Ilana Belle Glass

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 155.00

    International in its scope and multidisciplinary in its approach, The International Handbook of Addiction Behaviour , originally published in 1991, set a new agenda in the addictions field. This volume brings together the full variety of scientific approaches to addiction behaviour. It broke new ground by highlighting the links between clinical... more...

  • Leaving the OCD Circusby Kirsten Pagacz; Jeff Bell

    Red Wheel Weiser 2016; US$ 18.95

    ?It?s like the meanest, wildest monkey running around my head, constantly looking for ways to bite me.? That was how Kirsten Pagacz described her OCD to her therapist on their first session when she was well into her 30s?she?d been following orders from this mean taskmaster for 20 years, without understanding why. Initially the tapping and counting... more...

  • Stolen Childby Laurie Gough

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 10.99

    Laurie Gough?s son was a regular, bright, unicycle-riding kid, until the day his grandpa died, when a tidal wave of uncontrollable thoughts consumed him. He became an echo of himself, a near-stranger dominated by bizarre rituals dreamed up to bring his grandpa back to life. Gough?s family took on the battle against OCD and won. more...

  • Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder: Understanding the Overly Rigid, Controlling Personby Martin Kantor

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 48.00

    Although a significant number of individuals suffer from obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD), most of these people see themselves as being perfectly normal. In actuality, they are missing out in life due to their being compulsively prompt, counterproductively perfectionistic, and excessively penurious. This book explains what OCPD is,... more...

  • Junkby Alison Stewart

    Chicago Review Press 2016; US$ 26.99

    When journalist and author Alison Stewart was confronted with emptying her late parents' overloaded basement, a job that dragged on for months, it got her thinking: How did it come to this? Why do smart, successful people hold on to old Christmas bows, chipped knick-knacks, and books they will likely never reread? Junk details Stewart's three-year... more...

  • Treatment Plans and Interventions for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorderby Simon A. Rego

    Guilford Publications 2016; US$ 35.00

    Providing clinicians with evidence-based therapeutic techniques that they can tailor to the needs of individual clients, this state-of-the-art treatment planner is filled with case examples and clinical tools. Simon A. Rego presents the latest thinking on obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) and explains how it has been reclassified in DSM-5. He shows... more...

  • When a Family Member Has OCDby Jon Hershfield; Jeff Bell

    New Harbinger Publications 2015; US$ 13.95

    When someone has obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), it can affect their entire family. Based in proven-effective cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and mindfulness, When a Family Member Has OCD offers an essential guide to help family members cope with their loved one?s compulsive behaviors, obsessions, and constant need for reassurance. Family... more...

  • Treating Out of Control Sexual Behaviorby CST CGP MFT MA Douglas Braun-Harvey

    Springer Publishing Company 2015; US$ 84.99

    Out of control sexual behavior ˝ referred to variously as "sex addiction", "sexual compulsivity", and "hypersexuality", among other terms, has been a controversial and attention-getting issue since it first captured both public and professional attention over 30 years ago. Previous discussions of this behavior have been grounded in conceptualizing... more...

  • Crimes of Passionby Marquis de Sade

    Philosophical Library 2015; US$ 9.99

    Originally published in 1800, Crimes of Passion contained eleven stories and an essay on the novel. The present book contains three (abridged) tales. In ?Florville and Courval? we find not only a reinterpretation and elaboration of the Oedipus myth, but an unforgettable illustration of Donatien Alphonse Franšois de Sade?s artistic creed. He was... more...