Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Break Free from OCD by
Call Number: Craiglockhart Main stock 616.8522706
Are you plagued by obsessive thoughts, rituals or routines? Would you like to regain control over your behaviour and cast your fears aside? No matter their form, obsessive worries can be a drain on daily life. However, you don't need to suffer any more. This practical guide, written by three leading cognitive behavioural therapy experts, enables you to make sense of your symptoms, and gives a simple plan to help you conquer OCD.
Touch and Go Joe by
Call Number: ebook
As many as 2 in every 100 people suffer from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and 16-year-old Joe Wells is one of them. In Touch and Go Joe, he tells the story of his battle with OCD from its insidious beginnings at age 9 and increasingly intrusive symptoms, to diagnosis at age 12. Having struggled to keep the condition a secret for years, he is now able to talk and write openly about OCD and how he battled to overcome it.
Understanding Body Dysmorphic Disorder by
Call Number: ebook
Publication Date: 2009
Body Dysmorphic Disorder manifests as obsessive thoughts about appearance. Using stories and interviews to show the many different behaviours and symptoms of Body Dysmorphic Disorder, and a quick self-assessment questionnaire, Dr. Phillips guides readers through the basics of the disorder and through the many treatment options that work and don`t work.
Understanding Obsessions and Compulsions by
Call Number: Sighthill Main stock 616.85227 TAL
Publication Date: 1992
Obsessions and compulsive behaviour are gradually being recognized as a problem for many thousands of people. Many sufferers feel reluctant to seek help from their doctor, but this book offers them a self-help guide.
The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B by
Call Number: Merchiston Main stock 813.6
Adam is drawn towards Robyn when he meets her at a support group for kids coping with obsessivecompulsive disorder. The story that follows is a beautiful, funny and heart-wrenching depiction of love, brokenness and the purest form of bravery: giving in and asking for help.
OCD - An Actor’s Tale
Actor Ian Puleston-Davies speaks about his OCD, and talks to fellow sufferers, including a mother and daughter who agree to be filmed to demonstrate the extent to which OCD can take over a person’s life.
Podcast: The OCD Stories
This podcast was set up to be a beacon of light in the moments of darkness we have all had to endure, as a result of OCD. The stories act not only as a light in your darkness, but also as a signpost out of it.