The Imp of the Mind

Paperback $16.00

Feb 26, 2002 | 176 Pages

Ebook $12.99

Feb 26, 2002 | 176 Pages

  • Paperback $16.00

    Feb 26, 2002 | 176 Pages

  • Ebook $12.99

    Feb 26, 2002 | 176 Pages

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Table Of Contents

The Imp of the MindPreface

Part One: The Problem of Bad Thoughts
1. The Imp of the Perverse
2. Thoughts of Harming Children
3. How Can I Be Certain They’re Just Thoughts?
4. What Causes Bad Thoughts?

Part Two: Treatment of Bad Thoughts
5. Facing Your Fears Head-on: Exposure Therapy
6. Questioning Your Bad Thoughts: Cognitive Therapy
7. Blasphemous Bad Thoughts
8. Medications for Bad Thoughts
9. A Plan of Action


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