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The Resource The man who couldn't stop : OCD and the true story of a life lost in thought, David Adam

The man who couldn't stop : OCD and the true story of a life lost in thought, David Adam

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The man who couldn't stop : OCD and the true story of a life lost in thought
Title
The man who couldn't stop
Title remainder
OCD and the true story of a life lost in thought
Statement of responsibility
David Adam
Title variation
  • O.C.D. and the true story of a life lost in thought
  • OCD and the true story of a life lost in thought
  • Man who could not stop
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Have you ever had a strange urge to jump from a tall building or steer your car into oncoming traffic? You are not alone. In this ... fusion of science, history, and memoir, [science editor and writer] David Adam explores the weird thoughts that exist within every mind and explains how they drive millions of us toward obsession and compulsion"--Page 2 of cover
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
616.85/227
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • RC533
  • RC533
LC item number
  • .A273 2015
  • .A273 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
The man who couldn't stop : OCD and the true story of a life lost in thought, David Adam
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Our siege mentality -- Bad thoughts -- The mademoiselle and the rat man -- An emerging obsession -- The OCD family -- Cruel to be kind -- The God obsession -- Animals and other relatives -- Man hands on misery to man -- The runaway brain -- Daddy's little helper -- The helicopter view -- Long live lobotomy -- Politics and prejudice -- A new dimension -- Final thoughts
Control code
sky259599206
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9780374223953
Lccn
2014017387
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Label
The man who couldn't stop : OCD and the true story of a life lost in thought, David Adam
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Our siege mentality -- Bad thoughts -- The mademoiselle and the rat man -- An emerging obsession -- The OCD family -- Cruel to be kind -- The God obsession -- Animals and other relatives -- Man hands on misery to man -- The runaway brain -- Daddy's little helper -- The helicopter view -- Long live lobotomy -- Politics and prejudice -- A new dimension -- Final thoughts
Control code
sky259599206
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First American edition.
Extent
324 pages
Isbn
9780374223953
Lccn
2014017387
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia

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