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How effective is psychoeducation for treating obsessive compulsive disorder (ocd)?

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Dr. Andrew Berry answered

Specializes in Clinical Psychology

Psychoeducation certainly cannot hurt, but more is needed. Meds (usually antianxiety medications, but not always) combined with therapy with a clinician who specializes on OCD is the best combination to treat OCD, typically. This is the best treatment approach for OCD, but it does not guarantee a cure for it.

Answered Apr 18, 2015

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