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[PDF / Epub] ⚣ Passing for Normal A Memoir of Compulsion ✈ Amy S. Wilensky – Arnepistol.co A gripping memoir of a young girl’s struggle with Tourette’s syndrome and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder It began the summer Amy was eight years old A pretty high achieving young girl she watched iA gripping memoir of a young girl’s struggle with Tourette’s syndrome and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder It began the summer Amy was eight years old A pretty high achieving young girl she watched in horror as her body began to twitch and jerk Soon these explosive tics were joined by baffling rituals that dominated her life Amy’s fears and compulsions ranged from terror of odd numbers to love of multi.

Ples of six; from denying herself water to stockpiling rotting food from obsessively needing to touch wood to balancing on the edge of subway platforms Constantly trying to “pass for normal” her increasingly bizarre behaviour isolated her from friends and drove her family to distraction Everyday events become torture Unable to function normally in the outside world Amy become a virtual recluseBy turns.

passing epub normal kindle memoir download compulsion ebok Passing for kindle Normal A epub Normal A Memoir of pdf for Normal A mobile for Normal A Memoir of free Passing for Normal A Memoir of Compulsion EpubPles of six; from denying herself water to stockpiling rotting food from obsessively needing to touch wood to balancing on the edge of subway platforms Constantly trying to “pass for normal” her increasingly bizarre behaviour isolated her from friends and drove her family to distraction Everyday events become torture Unable to function normally in the outside world Amy become a virtual recluseBy turns.

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  1. Darlene Darlene says:

    MOBI Passing for Normal A Memoir of Compulsion Epub ☆ ñ arnepistol.co passing epub, normal kindle, memoir download, compulsion ebok, Passing for kindle, Normal A epub, Normal A Memoir of pdf, for Normal A mobile, for Normal A Memoir of free, Passing for Normal A Memoir of Compulsion EpubThis memoirPassing for Normal written by Amy Wilensky is a very thorough description of what life is like for a person living with Tourettes Syndrome and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Ms Wilensky begins her memoir with helpful definitions of both Tourettes Syndrome and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder OCD She defines Tourettes as a neurobiological based medical condition characterized by involuntary movements and involuntary sounds She defines OCD as a lifelong condition identified by two groups of symptoms obsessions and compulsions irrepressible need for symmetry and order; hoarding and saving; repetitive rituals; nonsensical doubtsAfter providing a good working definition of these disorders she begins to ta


  2. Claire Claire says:

    MOBI Passing for Normal A Memoir of Compulsion Epub ☆ ñ arnepistol.co passing epub, normal kindle, memoir download, compulsion ebok, Passing for kindle, Normal A epub, Normal A Memoir of pdf, for Normal A mobile, for Normal A Memoir of free, Passing for Normal A Memoir of Compulsion EpubThis is the first book I’ve read where I felt an extremely strong sense of déjà vu like I was reading a memoir about my own life It is honestly the best book I’ve encountered that explains what it is like to have Tourette's Syndrome with the added bonus that it is from the point of view of a woman take a look at the gender distribution of authors who have written about TS and you’ll see what I mean The descriptions are nuanced and debunk standard stereotypes for example only about 10% of people with TS have coprolalia or tics that involve saying taboo words Wilensky does not limit herself to describing tics but also sketches out


  3. Barbara Barbara says:

    MOBI Passing for Normal A Memoir of Compulsion Epub ☆ ñ arnepistol.co passing epub, normal kindle, memoir download, compulsion ebok, Passing for kindle, Normal A epub, Normal A Memoir of pdf, for Normal A mobile, for Normal A Memoir of free, Passing for Normal A Memoir of Compulsion EpubI loved this bookwhat a courageous story of a woman learning to live life with disabilities that would sideline most people


  4. Amy Amy says:

    MOBI Passing for Normal A Memoir of Compulsion Epub ☆ ñ arnepistol.co passing epub, normal kindle, memoir download, compulsion ebok, Passing for kindle, Normal A epub, Normal A Memoir of pdf, for Normal A mobile, for Normal A Memoir of free, Passing for Normal A Memoir of Compulsion EpubIf you're at all interested in OCD or Tourette's the real thing not what tv shows it to be for ratings please read this book It was a very good read for myself since my husband has Tourette's and a less mild form of OCD than the author It was interesting for me to see the similarities in how long it took to get a diagnosis how long to consider treatment what options were etc Very interesting and moving read For me it was probably much of a clinical rather than emotional read though I could see that if you've never seen these first hand it could be pretty moving


  5. Emily Emily says:

    MOBI Passing for Normal A Memoir of Compulsion Epub ☆ ñ arnepistol.co passing epub, normal kindle, memoir download, compulsion ebok, Passing for kindle, Normal A epub, Normal A Memoir of pdf, for Normal A mobile, for Normal A Memoir of free, Passing for Normal A Memoir of Compulsion EpubThis was an amazing non fiction piece by someone who lives with Tourette's Syndrome and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder The reason I chose to read it was because I wanted to read about a female's experience living with OCD It turns out that the parallels are amazing between the writer and myself It was encouraging to read that I'm not the only one I know who obsesses over the silliest things or has to do one thing over and over until I am satisfied with it I highly recommend this book to anyone who has Tourette's by itself or OCD by itself


  6. Charlotte Charlotte says:

    MOBI Passing for Normal A Memoir of Compulsion Epub ☆ ñ arnepistol.co passing epub, normal kindle, memoir download, compulsion ebok, Passing for kindle, Normal A epub, Normal A Memoir of pdf, for Normal A mobile, for Normal A Memoir of free, Passing for Normal A Memoir of Compulsion EpubI chose this book because I am in the same boat I also have TS and OCD and some other fun stuff thrown in the mix So I'm glad somebody wrote this book Sometimes I related to her; sometimes I didn't That's life I love it that she put herself out there It's something that's not easy to describe


  7. Joette Joette says:

    MOBI Passing for Normal A Memoir of Compulsion Epub ☆ ñ arnepistol.co passing epub, normal kindle, memoir download, compulsion ebok, Passing for kindle, Normal A epub, Normal A Memoir of pdf, for Normal A mobile, for Normal A Memoir of free, Passing for Normal A Memoir of Compulsion EpubTells what it's like to live with Tourettes Funny and thoughtful


  8. Susan Bazzett-Griffith Susan Bazzett-Griffith says:

    MOBI Passing for Normal A Memoir of Compulsion Epub ☆ ñ arnepistol.co passing epub, normal kindle, memoir download, compulsion ebok, Passing for kindle, Normal A epub, Normal A Memoir of pdf, for Normal A mobile, for Normal A Memoir of free, Passing for Normal A Memoir of Compulsion EpubA well written memoir about a woman coming to terms with a dual diagnosis of both Tourette Syndrome and OCD as she details their early presence in her life and the frustration and worry these undiagnosed conditions caused her throughout her life from about the age of 11 Passing for Normal is a solid story of gradual self acceptance Amy Wilensky details her late childhood and adolescence a time awkward enough on its own but particularly difficult when your body is even out of control with tics and compulsions and how these uncontrollable behaviors affected her relationships with family and friends A good memoir and an important voice for females to have representation in a book about Tourettes 4 stars


  9. Chana Chana says:

    MOBI Passing for Normal A Memoir of Compulsion Epub ☆ ñ arnepistol.co passing epub, normal kindle, memoir download, compulsion ebok, Passing for kindle, Normal A epub, Normal A Memoir of pdf, for Normal A mobile, for Normal A Memoir of free, Passing for Normal A Memoir of Compulsion EpubA bright young girl grows up with OCD and Tourettes before these diagnoses were well known Her pediatrician diagnoses her with nervous energy and this stands until she is in her early twenties and pursues a diagnoses as an adult


  10. Jen Jen says:

    MOBI Passing for Normal A Memoir of Compulsion Epub ☆ ñ arnepistol.co passing epub, normal kindle, memoir download, compulsion ebok, Passing for kindle, Normal A epub, Normal A Memoir of pdf, for Normal A mobile, for Normal A Memoir of free, Passing for Normal A Memoir of Compulsion EpubAa someone with OCD I really appreciated Amy's realistic recounting of her obsessions and compulsions


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