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Stolen Child
Stolen Child
A Mother's Journey to Rescue Her Son from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
A year in the desperate life of a boy transformed by OCD from a bright ten-year-old into a stranger in his own skin. Although Laurie Gough was an intrepid traveller who had explored wild, far-off reaches of the globe, the journey she and her family took in their own home in their small Quebec village proved to be far more frightening, strange, and foreign than any land she had ever visited. It began when Gough's son, shattered by his grandfather's death, transformed from a bright, soccer-ball kicking ten-year-old into a near-stranger, falling into trances where his parents couldn't reach him and performing ever-changing rituals of magical thinking designed to bring his grandpa back to life. Stolen Child examines a horrifying year in one family's life, the lengths the parents went to to help their son, and how they won the battle against his all-consuming disorder.
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Book Author
Laurie Gough
Genre Family, Health & Fitness , Psychology
Binding
PERFECT BINDING (PAPERBACK)
ISBN
9781525236969
Publisher
Dundurn Press
Approximate delivery

UP TO 30 DAYS (?)

Publication Date
28-Dec-2016