Lindner Center of HOPE Library: Resources for OCD

Are you ready to manage OCD? Patients suffering from OCD and their families can use these resources to better understand the disorder and take the first steps toward treatment and recovery.

OCD screening

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American Psychological Association

International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation

National Institute of Mental Health: OCD


OCD Comes In Many Forms
Obsessive compulsive disorder is an anxiety disorder that can manifest itself in many ways. However, OCD is treatable through a combination of medication and psychotherapy consisting of behavior modification.


The Imp of the Mind: Exploring the silent epidemic of Obsessive Bad Thoughts.
Lee Baer; 2001 EP Dutton

Overcoming Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder-Client: A Behavioral and Cognitive Protocol for the Treatment of OCD
Gail Steketee 1999, New Harbinger

The OCD Workbook: Your Guide To Breaking Free From Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Bruce Hyman and Cherry Pedrick 1999, New Harbinger

Overcoming Compulsive Checking: Free Your Mind from OCD
Paul Munford 2004, New Harbinger

S.T.O.P. Obsessing!: How to Overcome Your Obsessions and Compulsions
Edna Foa and Reid Wilson 2001, Bantam

Brain Lock: Free Yourself From Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior
Jeffrey Schwartz and Beverly Beyette 1997, Regan Books

What to Do When Your Child Has Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Strategies and Solutions.
Aureen Pinto Wagner

Helping Your Child with OCD: a Workbook for Parents of Children with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder.
Lee Fitzgibbons & Cherry Pedrick

Talking Back to OCD: The Program That Helps Kids and Teens Say “No Way” — and Parents Say “Way to Go”
John S. March (Author) The Guilford Press; 1 edition (December 27, 2006)

Buried In Treasures: Help for Compulsive Acquiring, Saving and Hoarding
David F. Tolin, Ph.D., Randy O. Frost, Ph.D. and Gail Steketee, Ph.D.