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Compulsive acts : a psychiatrist's tales of ritual and obsession

Author: Elias Aboujaoude
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents portraits of the behaviors of individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder and describes the author's treatment for each patient.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Personal Narratives
Popular Works
Anecdotes
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elias Aboujaoude
ISBN: 9780520255678 0520255674 9780520259850 0520259858
OCLC Number: 153773321
Description: xii, 175 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Psychiatry by the dumpster --
H2O under the bridge --
A Greek tragedy --
With any luck --
Eternity drive --
Onychophagia.
Other Titles: Psychiatrist's tales of ritual and obsession
Responsibility: Elias Aboujaoude.
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Tells stories inspired by patients the author has treated, taking the readers from initial contact through the stages of the doctor-patient relationship. This book offers a journey of personal growth  Read more...

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"Obscuring personal details, an expert on impulse control disorders writes of patients... Hard to beat the first essay."--Vancouver Sun / New Brunswick Reader "Tells stories inspired by memorable Read more...

 
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