Obsessive-compulsive disorder Essay | Student Essay

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"The Boy Who Couldn't Stop Washing"

Summary: From a psychological perspective, examines the book, The Boy Who Couldn't Stop Washing, by Judith L. Rapoport, MD. Provides details on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, using the book as a main source.
In the book "The boy who couldn't stop washing" by Judith L. Rapoport, M.D., the narrator, Rapoport, deals with hundreds of mentally disturbed children and adults who suffer of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Rapoport describes the intricacies of the disease and its treatments as well as the fact that the cause is unknown but there are many probable theories. Victims of this horrible disease are plagued with overwhelming thoughts of insecurity that tear apart their lives and haunt them, increasingly, over their lifetimes. Rapoport while learning about OCD, herself, learned how to treat each one with many different psychological perspectives including: biological, behavioral, and psychodynamic contributions. A story on ABC's 20/20 about OCD brought Rapoport's new study on the disease to the light, resulting in thousands of calls to her office daily from desperate OCD sufferers.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is a disease that afflicts...

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