The Imp of the Mind: Exploring the Silent Epidemic of Obsessive Bad Thoughts

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5.5 X 7.94 X 0.45 inches | 0.36 pounds

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About the Author

Lee Baer, Ph.D., is an internationally recognized expert in the treatment of OCD and related disorders. Author of Getting Control: Overcoming Your Obsessions and Compulsions and The Imp of the Mind, Baer is an associate professor of psychology at Harvard Medical School and the director of research of the OCD unit at Massachusetts General Hospital as well as of the OCD Institute at McLean Hospital.


"One of the most creative and lucid thinkers in the area of OCD... A marvelous book for the millions who suffer from painful thoughts."--Michael A. Jenike, M.D., professor of psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

"Baer provides a compassionate and understanding voice for millions of people."--Chicago Tribune

Praise for Getting Control

"One of the world's leading experts on obsessive-compulsive disorder and on methods of self-help. This excellent third edition includes recent advances in the assessment and treatment of this disorder. Sufferers, relatives, and friends can benefit greatly from reading this book."--Isaac Marks, M.D., FRCPsych, author of Living with Fear

"Very few clinicians are as experienced as Dr. Baer in the treatment of OCD."--Sabine Wilhelm, Ph.D., Harvard Medical School; director, OCD and Related Disorder Program, Massachusetts General Hospital