The Resource The man who couldn't stop, David Adam, (electronic resource)

The man who couldn't stop, David Adam, (electronic resource)

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The man who couldn't stop
Title
The man who couldn't stop
Statement of responsibility
David Adam
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Have you ever had a strange urge to jump from a tall building, or steer your car into oncoming traffic? You are not alone. In this captivating fusion of science, history and personal memoir, writer David Adam explores the weird thoughts that exist within every mind, and how they drive millions of us towards obsessions and compulsions. David has suffered from OCD for twenty years, and The Man Who Couldn't Stop is his unflinchingly honest attempt to understand the condition and his experiences. What might lead an Ethiopian schoolgirl to eat a wall of her house, piece by piece; or a pair of brothers to die beneath an avalanche of household junk that they had compulsively hoarded? At what point does a harmless idea, a snowflake in a clear summer sky, become a blinding blizzard of unwanted thoughts? Drawing on the latest research on the brain, as well as historical accounts of patients and their treatments, this is a book that will challenge the way you think about what is normal, and what is mental illness. Told with fierce clarity, humour and urgent lyricism, this extraordinary book is both the haunting story of a personal nightmare, and a fascinating doorway into the darkest corners of our minds
Characteristic
document
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Adam, David
Intended audience
Adult
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Adam, David
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
Label
The man who couldn't stop, David Adam, (electronic resource)
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https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=MAC_039339&b2iSite=1545&preview=no
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Publication
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  • Downloadable eBook
  • Non fiction
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unknown
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City of Gold Coast Libraries
Isbn
9781743530191
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781743530191
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The man who couldn't stop, David Adam, (electronic resource)
Link
https://fe.bolindadigital.com/wldcs_bol_fo/b2i/productDetail.html?productId=MAC_039339&b2iSite=1545&preview=no
Publication
Note
  • Downloadable eBook
  • Non fiction
Dimensions
unknown
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City of Gold Coast Libraries
Isbn
9781743530191
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781743530191
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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