Introduction. Part I: The Ins and Outs of OCD. Chapter 1: Reviewing Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Chapter 2: Scrutinizing OCD. Chapter 3: Meeting the Relatives and Associates of OCD. Chapter 4: Blaming the Brain for OCD. Chapter 5: Developing and Reinforcing OCD. Part II: Starting Down the Treatment Path. Chapter 6: Overcoming OCD Obstacles to Change. Chapter 7: Getting Help for OCD. Part III: Overcoming OCD. Chapter 8: Cleaning Up OCD Thinking with a CBT Reality Check. Chapter 9: Managing the OCD Mind. Chapter 10: Tackling OCD Behavior with ERP. Chapter 11: Considering Medications for OCD. Chapter 12: Responding to and Recovering from Relapse. Part IV: Targeting Specific Symptoms of OCD. Chapter 13: Dealing with Doubting and Checking OCD. Chapter 14: Subduing OCD-Driven Shame. Chapter 15: Messing with ?Just So? OCD. Chapter 16: Throwing Out OCD: Hoarding. Chapter 17: Shrinking Superstitious OCD. Chapter 18: Uncovering OCD Accomplices. Chapter 19: Dealing with OCD-Related Impulsive Problems. Part V: Assisting Others with OCD. Chapter 20: Determining Whether Your Child Has OCD. Chapter 21: Helping Your Child Overcome OCD. Chapter 22: Helping Family and Friends Overcome OCD with Coaching. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 23: Ten Quick OCD Tricks. Chapter 24: Ten Steps to Take After You Get Better. Chapter 25: Ten Dirty Little Secrets about Dirt. Part VII: Appendixes. Appendix A: Resources For You. Appendix B: Forms to Use Against OCD.
Charles H. Elliott, Ph.D. (Corrales, New Mexico) is a clinical psychologist and a Founding Fellow in the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. He is also a member of the faculty at Fielding Graduate University. He specializes in the treatment of adolescents and adults with obsessive compulsive disorder, anxiety, anger, depression, and personality disorders. He presents nationally and internationally on new developments in the assessment and therapy of emotional disorders.Laura L. Smith, Ph.D. (Corrales, New Mexico) is a clinical psychologist who specializes in the assessment and treatment of adults and children with obsessive compulsive disorder, as well as personality disorders, depression, anxiety, ADHD, and learning disorders. She is often asked to provide consultations to attorneys, school districts, and governmental agencies. She presents workshops on cognitive therapy and mental health issues to national and international audiences.