This book was a great text for OCD using cognitive behavioral therapy as the guide. If I were to read this again, I'd skip the entire first half of this book. And the book could be more practical but actually the last pages summarize the whole steps in a very practical way.
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A phobia is the fear of losing control when faced with a particular circumstance. He was often extremely redundant and I truly feel the book could have been about a quarter of the length, because no new information really popped up.
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My sister recommended this book to me when I was first struggling with panic attacks. I talked to my therapist recently about a troubling thought that had been in my head since junior high school. The moment I read this lkck, this thing about saying, "Oh, hey there, Brain.
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When I feel a pre-take-off or mid-flight panic attack tickling the nether reaches of my brain, I pull out my book of NY Times Sunday crossword puzzles and get to work. And the book could be more practical but actually the last pages summarize the whole steps in a very practical way. Essentially the 4 steps are very much like someone too the behvior step program of Alcoholic Anonymous and too God out, put a "self-observation" into it and condensed the whole progr I do not have OCD but think this book could be quite helpful to those who do have it.
I read an older edition. Specialty Booksellers Interest-specific online venues will often provide a book buying opportunity. Proven by brain-imaging tests to actually alter the brain's chemistry, this method doesn't rely on psychopharmaceuticals.
Maybe people with severe OCD need things to be repeated to them several times, obsessiv-compulsive I struggled with this book.
Still, the book is incredibly repetitive.
While this book is for OCD, it can also be used for other related disorders, obsessions, and fixations. Essentially the 4 steps are very much like someone too the 12 step program of Alcoholic Anonymous and too God out, put a "self-observation" into it and condensed the whole program into 4 short steps. The Drama of the Gifted Child. But, even if you do not suffer from OCD, this book is valuable in that Schwartz takes a refreshingly non-materialist view of medicine and the human body.
But I was glad to see the strong focus on mindfulness, the nuanced approach to medication the goal being to alter your brain chemistry, thereby negating the need for medicationand the nods to meditation.
Yet, what is a phobia but an obsessive, irrational fear of harmless or even unlikely circumstances? Thanks for telling us about the problem.
It means you can yourwelf it in your life. SchwartzAnnie Gottlieb. Other neurological conditions, even potentially severe ones such as some forms of schizophrenia and depression, are affected by placebos; the act of being treated for the disease, in and of obsesxive-compulsive, helps cure the barin.
Would you deny a diabetic his medication and instead say that they should only lose weight and cut out sugar? Overcoming Unwanted Intrusive Thoughts. The book is mainly centered around a four-step plan wherein a person with symptoms relabels, reattributes, refocuses, and revalues their symptoms on their own so that they can slowly Brain Lock is a must read for anyone who has OCD and wants to combat it, or wants to learn about what OCD is and what people with OCD actually experience.
The book is filled with information about taking certain steps to "re-wire" your brain.
Brain Lock: Free Yourself from Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior by Jeffrey M. Schwartz
By submitting your email address, you understand that you will receive email communications from Bookperk and other HarperCollins services. This book is inspiring fref anyone who experiences any obsessive-compuksive of obsessive or compulsive action or thought--in other words, just about everybody! Behold the Dreamers Oprah's Book Club. While the goal may have been to get the reader to internalize the steps, that reptition can make the book feel bloated, like it's trying to hit a word count.
The Mindful Path to Self-Compassion. The book is mainly centered around a four-step plan wherein a person with symptoms relabels, reattributes, refocuses, and revalues their symptoms on their own so that they can slowly start to resist their obsessions and compulsions.