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Personal Accounts Of Life With OCD

Just Checking: Scenes from the Life of an Obsessive-Compulsive, Emily Colas, Pocket Books, 1998. The author's account of her life with OCD. Available in hardcover.


Kissing Doorknobs, T. Spencer Hesser, Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing, 1998. A novel about a child's OCD and its effect on the family. Ages 12 and up.


Passing for Normal: A Memoir of Compulsion, Amy Wilensky, Random House, New York, 1999. A first person account of the author's experiences in living with OCD and TS.


Rewind, Replay, Repeat: A Memoir of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Jeff Bell ,Hazelden Publishing Company, 2007. A personal account of one man's struggle with OCD, and also his recovery.





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