shopping cart
nothing in cart
 
browse by subject
new releases
best sellers
sale books
browse by author
browse by publisher
home
about us
upcoming events
Jul 6th - Essential Skills for the New Supervisor: Making the successful transition to supervisor [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Jul 6th - Certificate for New Supervisors: Develop and enhance your supervisory skills in the Health and Human Service sector - live webinar [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Jul 7th - Leadership and Motivation for Supervisors: Engage and inspire employees to achieve success and motivate performance [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Jul 8th - Holding Difficult Conversations for Supervisors: An essential skill for a supervisor [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
Jul 9th - Building and Sustaining your Credibility and Influence as a New Supervisor [SickKids CCMH Learning Institute]
schools agencies and other institutional orders (click here)
Free shipping across Canada for all orders over $50. Please read our Covid-19 statement here.
Join our mailing list! Click here to sign up.
Overcoming Compulsive Hoarding : Why You Save and How You Can Stop
Neziroglu, Fugen, PhD, ABBP, Jerome Bubrick, Ph.D., and Jose A. YaryuraTobias, MD
New Harbinger / Softcover / 2004-07-01 / 157224349X
Obsessive-compulsive Disorder (Self Help)
reg price: $27.95 our price: $ 25.16
150 pages
In Stock (Ships within one business day)

Although the much-satirized image of a house overflowing with National Geographics and infested with cats may make us chuckle, the reality of compulsive hoarding is no laughing matter. The most common reason for evictions in the US and a significant risk factor for fatal house fires, compulsive hoarding is a treatable condition related to obsessive-compulsive disorder. It is characterized by the acquisition of possessions that have little or no value, which the sufferer—often referred to as the saver— has great difficulty discarding.

This book, the first ever written for savers and their families, provides an overview of compulsive hoarding and how it relates to obsessive-compulsive disorder. It discusses hoarding broadly, offering readers perspectives on the physical, behavioral, and value-oriented aspects of the condition. You can use its assessment tools to help decide why you or your loved one hoards. Skill-building exercises help you determine how to beat the hoarding problem by addressing issues that often underlie compulsive saving. Even though this is fundamentally a self-help book, it contains a frank discussion about the need for professional help in some hoarding cases, how to find it, and what medications have been proven effective for savers. --- from the publisher

About the Authors:

Fugen Neziroglu, Ph.D., ABBP, is a board certified cognitive-behavioral psychologist, involved in the research and treatment of anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders, trichotillomania, hoarding, body dysmorphic disorder and hypochondriasis at the Bio-Behavioral Institute in Great Neck, NY.

Jerome Bubrick. Ph.D., is a cognitive-behavioral psychologist who specializes in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders and hoarding in children and adults at Bio-Behavioral Institute, Great Neck, NY.

Jose A. Yaryura-Tobias, MD., is a biological psychiatrist and an internist with over 40 years experience. He has pioneered research in the dopamine theory of schizophrenia and the serotonin theory of obsessive-compulsive disorder. He is the author of eight books, seven of which he co-authored with. Fugen Neziroglu.

Caversham Booksellers
98 Harbord St, Toronto, ON M5S 1G6 Canada
(click for map and directions)
All prices in $cdn
Copyright 2020

Phone toll-free (800) 361-6120
Tel (416) 944-0962 | Fax (416) 944-0963
E-mail [email protected]
Hours: 9-6 Mon-Sat / Closed Sunday (EST)

search
Click here to read previous issues.
authors
Neziroglu, Fugen
Yaryura-Tobias, Jose A
other lists
Caversham 2012 Catalogue
CLIENT RESOURCES TOOLKIT 2012
New Harbinger
Obsessive-compulsive Disorder (Self Help)
Raincoast