Beyond OCD Publishes Updated OCD Guide for Adults

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Jeanne Ettelson, president of Beyond OCD, announces the publication of its updated OCD guide for adults, “Relief from OCD." Since its original publication in 2007, thousands of OCD sufferers have benefited from this free 36-page guide that is designed to start the reader on the road to health. It presents an overview of OCD, common obsessions and compulsions, current treatment options, tips on starting treatment, OCD considerations at work, and family issues.

Beyond OCD has updated its most popular guide with the latest information on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and it's treatment. Since its original publication in 2007, thousands of OCD sufferers have benefitted from this free 36-page guide that is designed to start the reader on the road to health. It presents an overview of OCD, common obsessions and compulsions, current treatment options, tips on starting treatment, OCD considerations at work, and family issues. With proper treatment, people with OCD can learn to manage the disorder and live productive lives, free from the fears and rituals that drain their energy, time and peace of mind.

“Relief from OCD” can be downloaded free of charge in English and Spanish on Beyond OCD’s website, in the OCD Guides section. Interested individuals can also request a free copy from the web site. The new publication and Spanish translation were funded by a grant from William Blair and Company.

Beyond OCD is the leading consumer-friendly provider of resources to help sufferers cope with and conquer OCD. It supports the informational and emotional needs of people with OCD, their families, educators, clergy, and the mental health professionals who treat them. OCD is a neurobiological disorder that affects children and adults of all racial, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds. Beyond OCD reaches out with compassion and encouragement to assure people with OCD that they are not alone and help them manage the disorder.

For more information on Beyond OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, visit http://www.BeyondOCD.org, where you can sign up for our bi-monthly newsletter containing the latest OCD news. The web site also offers detailed facts about OCD, an OCD self-screening test, expert perspectives and personal stories from individuals with OCD. You can also like us on Facebook and check out OCD topics and events at the Facebook page for Beyond OCD. For specific information on OCD in school, parents and educators may visit http://www.OCDeducationstation.org. People can also call Beyond OCD at 773-661-9530 to speak with someone knowledgeable about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

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