Lesson 6: Managing Cravings And Urges - Slide 6
Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD) And Impulse Control Disorders
- OCD and other impulse control disorders like pathological gambling, drug and alcohol abuse, and compulsive sexual behavior involve the serotonin circuits in the brain
- The 4 steps have been proven to be very effective in managing obsessive thoughts and urges
Pg. 182-183, Schwartz, Jeffrey, M., 1996, “Brain Lock, Free Yourself From Obsessive-Compulsive Behavior, A Four-Step Self-Treatment Method To Change Your Brain Chemistry,” Regan Books/Harper Collins Publishers, New York.
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