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Religious Compulsions and Fears: A Guide To Treatment Avigdor Bonchek

Religious Compulsions and Fears: A Guide To Treatment

Avigdor Bonchek

Published September 1st 2009
ISBN : 9781598263589
Hardcover
199 pages
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 About the Book 

Hes so rigorous about washing his hands that he washes them the whole day! Shes so careful about keeping kosher that she seems literally obsessed. He prays for hours on end, worried that hes mispronounced a word or lost concentration.Under theMoreHes so rigorous about washing his hands that he washes them the whole day! Shes so careful about keeping kosher that she seems literally obsessed. He prays for hours on end, worried that hes mispronounced a word or lost concentration.Under the guise of religious observance, countless Jews are held prey to Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and this book has what it takes to break out of the horrible cycle of entrapment. The book also describes treatment for dealing with childrens fears and adult fears, such as fear of public speaking and fears of leading the prayers in shul.In a clear, easy-to-follow manner, the author, a renowned clinical psychologist, describes the nature of religious compulsions and fears and gives a comprehensive treatment guide that is eminently useful for sufferers, family members, rabbis, teachers, and therapists. This book is a breakthrough, a remarkable tool for understanding, recognizing, and recovering from OCD. With a foreward by Rabbi Abraham J. Twerski, MD and rabbinic endorsements.