Part 1 Autobiographical sketch 1 Home in Histon; 2 Leaving School; 3 Student Life; 4 Denmark almost heaven; 5 Signs of trouble ahead; 6 Decline; 7 Getting back to normal; 8 Misplaced complacency; 9 Never get complacent; 10 Going public.; Part 2 What is obsessional disorder and what can be done about it; 11 The nature of the problem; 12 Overlap and confusion with other conditions; 13 Who develops the disorder and what is it like for them; 14 Professional help; 15 Self help what to do and what not to do; 16 Trying to solve the puzzle; 17 Some famous thoughts; 18 Conclusion
Dr Frederick Toates is a distinguished psychologist and Reader in Psychobiology at the Open University in the UK. He is the author of several books including Biological Psychology: an integrative approach. He suffered from OCD for many years, before overcoming it by means of the approach explained and made simple in this book.
"A well-written, enjoyable and thought-provoking book" British Journal of Clinical Psychology