Obsessions, Compulsions and Addictions

Help YourShelf to...Books

Have a look at some of our books related to obsessions and compulsions and how to manage them. All of the titles are available in our RGU Library collection, so you can borrow them whenever you would like. Just click on the title of the book and you will be taken to the book page on our LibrarySearch tool.

Break Free from OCD

Written by three experts in the field of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Break Free From OCD helps us understand OCD and provides an approach to overcoming the disorder.

Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Therapists Dr David Veale and Robert Willson provide a step-by-step self-help approach to overcoming the condition, helping individuals to break free from the destructive cycle of obsessive behaviour and regain control of their lives.

Understanding Body Dysmorphic Disorder

Using stories and interviews to show the many different behaviors and symptoms of BDD, and a quick self-assessment questionnaire, Dr. Phillips guides readers through the basics of the disorder and through the many treatment options that work and don't work.

Turtles All The Way Down

Aza's life is filled with complications. Living with anxiety and OCD is enough but when Daisy, her Best and Most Fearless Friend, brings her on a mission to find a fugitive billionaire things are about to get even more complicated.

The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B

A beautiful, funny and heart-wrenching story of love, brokenness and the purest form of bravery: giving in and asking for help.

Sex, Drugs, Gambling, and Chocolate

You can reduce almost any type of addictive behavior - from drinking to sex, eating, and the Internet - with this practical and effective workbook.

The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober

Catherine Gray shines a light on society's drink-pushing and talks to top neuroscientists and psychologists about why we drink, delving into the science behind what it does to our brains and bodies.

Recovery: Freedom From Our Addictions

This book offers nothing less than liberation from self-centredness, a new perspective, freedom from the illusion of suffering for anyone who is willing to take the necessary steps.

Help YourShelf to...Videos

There are numerous self-help and awareness-raising videos about obsessions, compulsions and addictions, but these were some of our favourites. We hope they will help you! Have you stumbled upon a video which helped you? Let us know and we'll share it here!

What is Pure OCD?

Debunking the Myths of OCD

OCD and Anxiety Disorders

Understanding OCD

Help YourShelf to...Podcasts

The OCD Stories

Weekly episodes with some of the best OCD therapists and researchers in the world, as well as the occasional rambling from Stuart, the host of the show. Episodes every Sunday.

OCD: It's Not Just About Washing Your Hands

Three women discuss their experience of obsessive-compulsive disorder.

Help YourShelf to...Online Help