Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder For Dummies
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Mourning the loss of a loved one is a very difficult and long process in the best of situations. And while each situation is unique to the griever, there are some typical reactions to loss. When you suffer the loss of a loved one, common responses include feeling. . .

  • Sorrowful and inconsolable

  • Hopeless and despondent

  • Angry and frustrated

  • Unable to focus and concentrate

  • Fearful and withdrawn

  • Remorseful and sorry

  • Guilty and responsible

  • Withdrawn and alienated

  • Depressed and lethargic

  • Impulsive and highly emotional

  • Impassive and unemotional

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Charles H. Elliott, PhD, is a clinical psychologist who specializes in training mental health professionals in the treatment of adolescents and adults with personality disorders, as well as obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety, anger, and depression. He is the coauthor of Depression For Dummies, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder For Dummies, and Overcoming Anxiety For Dummies, among other books. Laura L. Smith, PhD, is a clinical psychologist who specializes in training mental health professionals in the treatment of adolescents and adults with personality disorders, as well as obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety, anger, and depression. She is the coauthor of Depression For Dummies, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder For Dummies, and Overcoming Anxiety For Dummies, among other books.

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