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Managing OCD with CBT for Dummies

Break the chains of OCD with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Are you suffering from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)? You’re not alone. Whether you’ve tried countless treatments or are seeking help for the first time, this expert, accessible guide is your beacon of hope for breaking the chains of this crippling disorder. Managing OCD with CBT For Dummies uses mindfulness-based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) to eradicate OCD from your day-to-day life. Through clear and sensitive direction, you’ll find out how to identify and correct negative thought patterns, confront your problems with positive solutions and recognise the power of cognitive thinking.

Once a term only used by psychologists and counselors, CBT is now in common use and has become the preferred treatment method for a variety of psychological issues, including anxiety and depression, self-esteem, eating disorders, addiction, and many others. If you’re planning on trying it on its own or in conjunction with other types of therapies, you’ll be heartened to know that a staggering 75% of people with OCD are significantly helped by CBT―which is why it remains the treatment of choice for tackling the disorder by the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE).

Demonstrates how CBT encourages new thinking patterns to combat destructive thought tendencies
Explains the causes and symptoms of OCD
Shows you how to use CBT to modify everyday thoughts and behaviours with the aim of positively influencing your emotions
Illustrates the importance of facing your fears and offers positive strategies on exposure therapy

There’s no need to let OCD continue to control your life. This how-to guide helps you break down the negative patterns that have been keeping you hostage―and allows you to build a positive future free of the hold of OCD.

Cotton Science And Technology

Despite the increased variety of manufactured fibres available to the textile industry, demand for cotton remains high because of its suitability on the basis of price, quality and comfort across a wide range of textile products. Cotton producing nations are also embracing sustainable production practices to meet growing consumer demand for sustainable resource production. This important book provides a comprehensive analysis of the key scientific and technological advances that ensure the quality of cotton is maintained from the field to fabric.

The first part of the book discusses the fundamental chemical and physical structure of cotton and its various properties. Advice is offered on measuring and ensuring the quality of cotton fibre. Building on these basics, Part two analyses various means for producing cotton such as genetic modification and organic production. Chapters focus on spinning, knitting and weaving technologies as well as techniques in dyeing. The final section of the book concludes with chapters concerned with practical aspects within the industry such as health and safety issues and recycling methods for used cotton.

Written by an array of international experts within the field, Cotton: science and technology is an essential reference for all those concerned with the manufacture and quality control of cotton.

Summarises key scientific and technological issues in ensuring cotton quality Discusses the fundamental chemical and physical structure of cotton Individual chapters focus on spinning, knitting and weaving technologies

Shock Wave Science and Technology Reference Library

This book is the second of several volumes on solids in the Shock Wave Science and Technology Reference Library. These volumes are primarily concerned with high-pressure shock waves in solid media, including detonation and high-velocity impact and penetration events. Of the four extensive chapters in this volume, the first two describe the reactive behavior of condensed phase explosives, – Condensed-Phase Explosives: Shock Initiation and Detonation Phenomena (SA Sheffield and R Engelke) – First Principles Molecular Simulations of Energetic Materials at High-Pressures (F Zhang, S Alavi, and TK Woo), and the remaining two discuss the inert, mechanical response of solid materials. – Combined Compression and Shear Plane Waves (ZP Tand and JB Aidun), and – Dynamic Fragmentation of Solids (D Grady). All chapters are each self-contained, and can be read independently of each other. They offer a timely reference, for beginners as well as professional scientists and engineers, on the foundations of detonation phenomena, high strain rate response behavior, and on the burgeoning developments as well as challenging unsolved problems.

Drums For Dummies 2nd Edition

Get down with rock, R&B, jazz, blues, funk, and Latin rhythms!
Groove to the beat in no time with this ultimate rockin’ guide!

Whether you’re dreaming of starting a band, striking the snares, or simply playing a hand drum, Complete with new information on contemporary rock styles and beats as well as rhythms from around the world, this guide is all you need to become a talented, versatile drummer.

Discover how to

Bang out basic rhythms –with or without sticks
Understand fundamental drumming techniques
Explore other percussion instruments
Find the perfect drum set
Purchase, tune, and maintain your drums

MP3 files of each rhythm and beat that you can play along with
Rhythms for hand drums — from the bongos and congas to the surdo, tar, and udu
Solos to amaze the other members in the band

Northwood

Cecilia Undergarment likes a challenge. So when she discovers a sad and neglected dog, she is determined to rescue him. But her daring dog rescue lands her lost and alone in the dark forest of Northwood. A forest where ferocious black lions roam. A forest where those who enter never return. But then Northwood has never seen the likes of Cecilia Undergarment before…