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By Alison Dotson

Half memoir, half self-help for youths, Being Me with OCD tells the tale of the way obsessive-compulsive sickness (OCD) dragged the writer to rock bottom—and how she discovered wish, obtained aid, and at last climbed again to a fuller, happier life.

In the us, approximately 1 in a hundred adults and 1 in two hundred young ones have obsessive-compulsive illness; the age of onset in additional than 50 percentage of grownup circumstances is prior to age 15. utilizing anecdotes, self-reflection, visitor essays, and thorough learn, Dotson explains what OCD is and the way readers with OCD can start to recover. The essays within the booklet through kids with OCD supply extra views of OCD so all readers can see themselves mirrored within the e-book.

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A s R o s s K r a e m e r r e m i n d s u s , there are v e r y few n a m e s ' w h i c h c a n be d e m o n s t r a t e d to h a v e b e e n used o n l y by J e w s , and n e v e r b y 4 4 C h r i s t i a n s or p a g a n s , w h e t h e r in the s a m e or other g e o g r a p h i c a r e a s . ' A s will b e seen, b o t h B a n d y (see n. 4 2 ) a n d Lifshitz d e s i g n a t e inscriptions as J e w i s h o n l y on t h e b a s i s o f a n a m e w h i c h c o u l d as w e l l b e r e g a r d e d as C h r i s t i a n or p a g a n , w h e r e a s t h e y d o not m e n t i o n s o m e inscriptions from the c o r p u s o f Creticae Inscriptiones w h i c h o n the s a m e p r i n c i p l e c o u l d h a v e b e e n i n c l u d e d as J e w i s h .

H. Cox in Numismatic Notes and Monographs 145 (1959) 2 5 - 2 6 (nos. 1 9 1 - 2 0 0 , including Herodian coins [non vidi]); also Reifenberg, 'Das antike zyprische Judentum' 2 1 3 . Sh. Applebaum, 'The Social and Economic Status of the Jews in the Diaspora,' in S. Safrai & M. ), The Jewish People in the First Century, vol. 2, Assen 1976, 711. M. Smallwood, The Jews Under Roman Rule, Leiden 1 9 7 6 , 4 1 2 . The reference for Herod is Josephus, Ant. Jud. 1 6 . 1 2 8 - 1 2 9 . See M. Stern, Greek and Latin Authors on Jews and Judaism, vol.

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