Popular Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Books
What OCD Is Like (for Me)
12 YA Books About Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
If you struggle with obsessive-compulsive disorder OCD , the following post could be potentially triggering. They all have things I like and dislike, but overall, they get my stamp of approval and do a great job at raising awareness. Age: Young Adult This may not be appropriate for younger readers. Therefore, it will always hold a special place in my heart. I remember being amazed at how well what she wrote matched my experiences. I ended up highlighting a lot of the book. Perhaps the best aspect was that it even included exposure and response prevention therapy ERP , the recommended treatment for OCD.
My son has had a series of tics since he was little from squeeky sounds, to a Tiger Woods arm pump, to an extra hop in his step. There was also a throat clearing noise and excessive eye blinking. He generally would move from one tic to the next one in smooth succession. We actually think his tics are cute and it never worried us like his concussion does. Tics are rapid, repetitive movements or vocal utterances.
Welcome to A Variety of Brains. Are you looking for a neurodiverse book? A lot of these may not be good representation. On my last few major lists like this for YA Interrobang, I pulled any books I knew were problematic, but I hesitate to do that with this one, simply because neurodiversity in itself is incredibly diverse. Take, for example, the way that anxiety manifests itself varies from person to person.
OCD Characters in Children’s and Young Adult books
I remember the first time I read a book about someone with obsessive-compulsive disorder. It had a profound effect on me. Obsessive-compulsive disorder affects 2. Read on to discover 12 books featuring protagonists with obsessive-compulsive disorder. From the outside looking in, Samantha McAllister looks like anyone else at her high school.
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