Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

by Peggy J. Parks


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The Compact Research series offers a concise, relevant, and conveniently organized collection of information covering a variety of topics including illegal immigration and deforestation to diseases such as anorexia and meningitis. Each book introduces a timely topic in a tightly organized format to hold readers' interest. Lively objective overviews, primary source quotes, and illustrated facts and statistics present an inviting full-color and user-friendly format.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781601521200
Publisher: ReferencePoint Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 08/01/2010
Series: Compact Research Series: Diseases and Disorders
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 6.66(w) x 9.54(h) x 0.43(d)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Foreword 6

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder at a Glance 8

Overview 10

What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder? 21

Primary Source Quotes 28

Facts and Illustrations 31

What Causes Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder? 36

Primary Source Quotes 43

Facts and Illustrations 46

What Problems are Associated with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder? 50

Primary Source Quotes 57

Facts and Illustrations 60

Can People Overcome Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder? 64

Primary Source Quotes 71

Facts and Illustrations 74

Key People and Advocacy Groups 78

Chronology 80

Related Organizations 82

For Further Research 86

Source Notes 88

List of Illustrations 91

Index 92

About the Author 96

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