Lesson 6: Managing Cravings And Urges - Slide  6

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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
Notes:

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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