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Overcoming Ocd and Schizophrenia With God in My Life by Chip Correll

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Published by Writers Club Press .
Written in English


Book details:

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Number of Pages108
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7545566M
ISBN 100595121470
ISBN 109780595121472
OCLC/WorldCa51638686

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  This book is an autobiography of one man's struggles with mental illnesses with God in his life. The style is that of a personal journal, letting the readers into the mind and soul of the author. Overcoming OCD and Schizophrenia strips down the barriers of fear and stigma and allows their story to be heard for the benefit of :   It is a sad irony that Chip F. Correll, the author of Overcoming OCD and Schizophrenia With God in My Life, died at home at the age of 30 from natural causes. In his book, he informs the reader from a fundamentalist born-again Christian perspective that God has important plans for : Jeffrey L. Geller.   Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is defined as "an anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent and disturbing thoughts (called obsessions) and/or . Life is too short and too challenging to pretend that our lives are perfect; being vulnerable is really the only way to help others in their trials, especially when it comes to mental health. So I’m stepping out in faith, praying for God to use this post as a way to reach others who are suffering from OCD or some other anxiety disorder.

All three, after receiving bad advice from church elders, found a way to conquer their tormenting fears through developing what was, in fact, an effective Christian therapy for OCD: Trusting absolutely in God’s power and mercy. In psychological terms, they allowed God to .   According to psychiatrist, Ian Osborn in his book, Can Christianity Cure Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (), “in therapy of trust the emphasis is shifted. It is not the rationality of an obsessional fear that is questioned, but rather who should take responsibility for it (p. ).” The responsibility is shifted to God.   I saw that God used my own experience of the cross to strengthen me in my ministry work. The cross in my life made me love deeper and be more open to God at work in my life. Were it not for that cross, I wouldn’t be writing this article. Being open to embracing that suffering showed me that God can turn suffering into a strength, when it is.   This book is special to me as a mother who is in recovery. When I read the nature of Jackson's request for a book review I immediately jumped on the opportunity to support her. Schizophrenia is a widely misunderstood medical condition that even adults have difficulty comprehending let alone explaining to youth.

  Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a puzzling, well-known mental disorder. Most people are familiar with its common outward symptoms, such as hand washing and stove checking. Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterized by unwanted, intrusive thoughts and anxiety (obsessions) about something and the behaviors (compulsions) that people who suffer from the condition use to relieve the particular anxiety disorder represents a very serious condition that often grips the victim’s mind with fear and, in a very real way, controls their lives. God is life-giving, not a taskmaster or harsh judge of solitary behaviors, as OCD/scrupulosity suggests. To fight OCD, one has to develop other images, thoughts based on reality, and to savor. OCD Mental Rituals in Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Find out how the best OCD treatment combats mental rituals. Posted