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Touch and go Joe : an adolescent's experience of OCD / Joe Wells ; illustrated by Richy K. Chandler ; forewords by Dr. Amita Jassi and Dr. Isobel Heyman.

Wells, Joe, 1989- (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Eckhart PL - The Third Place Teen Library T 616.858 WEL (Text) 840191003100161 Teen - New Items Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781787757776
  • Physical Description: 154 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What's this book about? -- Worrying -- Poisoning of the mind -- Only human -- Guilty mind -- Am I going mad? -- Learning to count -- Keeping my secret -- Learning to walk the walk -- OCD abroad -- Getting help -- Convincing myself of OCD's irrationality -- Challenging -- Depression and OCD -- Citalopram -- The awful truth -- Getting on with it -- 16 years later -- Epilogue the 30-20 diary -- Appendix 1. Definition of OCD and CBT -- Appendix 2. OCD tips and advice -- Further information.
Summary, etc.:
In this book, Joe Wells shares his teenage experience with OCD and all the coping mechanisms and treatment options that worked for him. It's packed full of brilliant, honest advice for others struggling with this disorder, written by someone who understands what it's like to be a teen with OCD. This updated edition with all-new illustrations includes a brand new chapter written 16 years later, detailing how Joe overcame his disorder and is now a successful comedian.
Subject: Wells, Joe, 1989-
Obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Compulsive behavior.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder > personal narratives

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