From the Back Cover
THE TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY EDITION OF THE DEFINITIVE CLASSIC ON DEFEATING OCD, WITH ALL-NEW MATERIAL FROM THE AUTHOR - Do you perform unnecessary rituals in your daily routine? - Are you bothered by intrusive fears that don't really make sense? - Are you unable to control runaway thoughts? If you answered yes to any of the above questions, you may be among the six million Americans who suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), a mental disorder that can wreak havoc in the daily lives of its sufferers and their families. In Brain Lock , Dr. Jeffrey M. Schwartz, a psychiatrist at the UCLA School of Medicine and a world-renowned expert on OCD, shows you how to: - Free yourself from obsessive-compulsive behavior! Schwartz's Four-Step method has helped thousands of people overcome irrational impulses through a process of Relabeling , Reattributing , Refocusing , and Revaluing to defeat their obsessive- compulsive tendencies. - Change your brain chemistry! Schwartz's groundbreaking studies have shown that by using his Four-Step program you can rewire your brain and modify your genetic disposition. - Lead a happier, healthier life! Achieve peace of mind as you banish your bothersome OCD symptoms and regain control of your own destiny.