A 18-year-old male asked:
hello i have ocd and i fear germs but most i fear sperm i cant touch it. every time i get on my hands, clothes i got to wash them a lo of times help ?
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Specializes in Clinical Psychology
CBT for OCD: Hello, I would recommend finding a well reviewed psychologist trained in CBT for OCD. Very straightforward and can be very effective in a short amount of time. Good luck!
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Clinical Psychology 14 years experience
Meds and therapy: 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.
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Last updated Dec 10, 2015
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