A 48-year-old member asked:
What're good jobs for sufferers of obsessive-compulsive disorder?
3 doctor answers • 10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Timothy Reanswered
Clinical Psychology 33 years experience
Many: Depending on the specific subtype many if not most sufferers function very well on the job. Some forms of.
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Dr. Ana Adelsteinanswered
Clinical Psychology 29 years experience
Why Let OCD Limit U?: If you find a job you like to do..Something that you are drawn to & you learn to do, then you'll be more likely to enjoy this part of your life. Enjoying work likely means you'll feel less stress from work. In contrast, if you pick a job just because it's a good match for your ocd, but it's not something you like 2 do, the stress it creates 4you may well make your ocd worse! but learn 2manage ocd!
4.9k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Dr. Andrew Berryanswered
Clinical Psychology 16 years experience
Ritual: Anything that involves repetition or ritual, as this is the heart of those who suffer from OCD.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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