Life In Rewind: The Story of a Young Courageous Man Who Persevered Over OCD and the Harvard Doctor…

Paperback | April 20, 2010

byTerry Weible Murphy

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“A surprising tale of success by medical science confronted with a nearly insurmountable disorder. Well-rounded, powerful, and inspirational.”<_o3a_p>

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In the vein of Manic and Girl, Interrupted, and the popular stories of Oliver Sacks, Life in Rewind is the captivating true story of promising young athlete Ed Zine’s sudden descent into severe mental illness, and the brilliant Harvard doctor, Michael A. Jenike, who broke through the boundaries of traditional medicine to save him. Written by Terry Weible Murphy with Zine and Jenike, Life in Rewind provides a shocking picture of severe Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and the surprising and unorthodox lengths to which a doctor goes to help his patient. The Washington Times calls this, “[An] extraordinary story.” It is that and much more.<_o3a_p>

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“A surprising tale of success by medical science confronted with a nearly insurmountable disorder. Well-rounded, powerful, and inspirational.”—Kirkus Reviews  In the vein of Manic and Girl, Interrupted, and the popular stories of Oliver Sacks, Life in Rewind is the captivating true story of promising young athlete Ed Zine’s sudden desc...

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"Time equals progression—progression equals death." This mantra held Ed Zine prisoner in the basement of his father's Cape Cod home. A handsome, athletic twenty-four-year-old suffering from a debilitating form of obsessive-compulsive disorder, he thought that going forward in time moved him closer to death, and that reversing the actio...

Terry Weible Murphy is a twenty-five-year broadcast veteran who has served on the board of directors for the Obsessive Compulsive Foundation. She is the mother of a son with obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 0.61 inPublished:April 20, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780061561467

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This isn’t a memoir so much as an inspiring doctor/patient success tale. TV correspondent Murphy chronicles how Michael Jenike, M.D., broke through Edward Zine’s seemingly impenetrable obsessive-compulsive disorder by breaking a rule—befriending his patient.