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Author Begley, Sharon, 1956-2021, author.

Title Can't just stop : an investigation of compulsions / Sharon Begley.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, [2017]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Nonfiction  616.85227 BEG    AVAILABLE
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Description vi, 296 pages ; 24 cm
Note Adult. Brodart
Contents What is a compulsion? -- Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or, Is Fred in the refrigerator? -- From blood in a snowbank to a career in Hollywood -- In the shadow of OCD: carrying conscientiousness too far -- Video games -- Smartphones and the Web -- Compulsions past -- Compulsive hoarding -- I'll take two, or, compulsive acquiring -- Compelled to do good -- The compulsive brain.
Summary Examines the science behind both mild and extreme compulsive behavior, using case studies to understand its deeper meaning and reveal the truth about human compulsion.
Audience Adult. Brodart
Subject Obsessive-compulsive disorder -- Popular works.
ISBN 9781476725826 (hardback)
1476725829 (hardback)
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