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Can Ocd Be Cured Without Medication
Ocd is characterized by the presence of obsessions/compulsions that are recognized as excessive/unreasonable and time consuming (> 1 hr/day). Obsessions are recurrent/persistent thoughts, impulses, or images. Compulsions are repetitive behaviors or mental acts that one feels driven to perform in response to an obsession. The compulsions are aimed at preventing or ...Read more
M south Indian.My psychiatrist here told me it doesn't matter how much knowledge i have on OCD minimum 8 month medication is needed to cure it.Right?
No: Obsessive-compulsive disorder is a condition where the patient has obsessions (ruminative thoughts about death or contamination) or compulsions (ordering things, rituals). High dose SSRI medications are the treatment of choice, or the tricyclic drug clomipramine. Time to relief of symptoms is quite variable, there is no minimum. Often the patient will need to be on medication indefinitely. ...Read more
Is OCD treatable via medication (faverin) temporarly ? Or will it be totally cured after you stop it ? Is it like ADHD medications? Instantly workin?
How long after medication from psychiatrist & psychologist session does OCD anxiety disorder muscle tension leave? Its been months &does cure/supress?
Time to review: If you've been in treatment for "months" and are still experiencing uncomfortable muscle tension, talk with your doctors about an adjustment in your treatment plan. If you're not already doing so, in addition to reviewing your meds/cognitive therapy, a targeted program of gentle stretching or other exercise may help reduce the tension that comes from "bracing" oneself against unspecified fear. ...Read more
Will obsessive compulsive disorder and social anxiety be totally cured and disappear after stopping medication (faverin)?
Is there a medical cure for a person with obsessive compulsive disorder and if not what is the best medication? Triggers, anxiety, sleepless, always tired. Pracrastinater! antisocial... I am 58 years old and in good health but wieght goes up and down. I t
No cure: OCD itself is not generally curable, but it can be managed with treatments - both a special variant of CBT therapy and a host of medication options are available. Careful assessment and accurate diagnosis are the foundations of good treatment outcomes. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If you are determined enough can you manage anxiety and OCD with CBT, good family support but without medication?
Hi I am from kerala(south india). If my OCD only bothers me on small things and only sometimes can I control it without taking medications?
I hope so - try: Psychotherapy can teach you techniques but they require time, effort & courage. That's the strategy i'd advise if you can master it since you will learn so much about so much. Just expect that it will be a challenge and is best if managed by a skilled, caring expert. Be picky about that - you'll be working together on it. Worth a try in my opinion! good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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