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Doctor insights on: Can You Outgrow Ocd

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Can you outgrow ocd?

Not usually: Ocd is thought to be naturally waxing and waning.Many do experience lessening of symptoms with different life circumstances but probably not simply due to outgrowing it. ...Read more

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What is ocd?

What is ocd?

Scared Kid=Boss of U: Great intro 2 ocd here at website of anxiety disorders assn of british columbia (in canada, eh): http://bit.Ly/ykpajd ocd can really boss u around. It can b like having a mean, scared child running ur life - getting scary, even embarrasing thoughts stuck in ur head u don't want; forcing u 2 do things it tricks u into believing will chase away those thoughts also check http://www.Ocfoundation.Org ...Read more

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Do I have ocd?

Do I have ocd?

OCD/Paranoid: Ocd is an anxiety disorder characterized by unreasonable thoughts and fears (obsessions) that lead to repetitive behaviors (compulsions). Common obsessions include fears pf contamination, losing control, harm to self or others, perfectionism, unwanted sexual thoughts, and religious correctness. Common compulsions include washing and cleaning, checking, repeating behaviors, counting, and undoing. ...Read more

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What causes ocd?

What causes ocd?

Big question: The short answer is a combination of biopsychosocial factors that predispose, with environmental factors that may flip the switch into disorder. Some have wondered about infectious agents being one of these environmental stimuli. For more, see: http://www.Webmd.Com/anxiety-panic/guide/obsessive-compulsive-disorder. ...Read more

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Can OCD be treated?

Can OCD be treated?

YES, esp. thru ERP!: Exposure & response prevention= gold standard non-medication treatment 4 ocd. Read jane singer's article about how erp helped her 20-y-o son recover from ocd here: http://bit.Ly/z7dftt caution: erp is hard as it involves not giving in when ocd orders u 2do something. Requires letting urself experience rising anxiety 4 a while. Get ppl u're close 2 involved in ur treatment 2help u stay motivated! ...Read more

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Ocd since 15 years?

Can happen: If you have significant symptoms, i hope that you are receiving professional care for your condition. ...Read more

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How to help my OCD?

How to help my OCD?

Get Free Thru ERP!: Exposure & response prevention= gold standard non-medication treatment 4 ocd. Read jane singer's article about how erp helped her 20-y-o son recover from ocd here: http://bit.Ly/z7dftt caution: erp is hard as it involves not giving in when ocd orders u 2do something. Requires letting urself experience rising anxiety 4 a while. Get ppl u're close 2 involved in ur treatment 2help u stay motivated! ...Read more

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Can OCD be outgrown?

Can OCD be outgrown?

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. Cured is not a word that I would use to describe optimal results. Symptom reduction is part of it, but the emotional management that is the root of it should be the focus. If the anger/fear is resolved then the behavior will decrease ...Read more

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Is there a cure of ocd?

Is there a cure of ocd?

No: But there is plenty of help. Ocd like many other disorders such as diabetes, hypertension, arthritis and mood disorders can be treated successfully, but often require long term treatment so the disorder does not seriously impair a persons function and they can live a fairly normal life. The best care is counseling, desensitization and medication combined. A strong positive attitude helps also. ...Read more

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How to come out of ocd?

How to come out of ocd?

First, Know Ur OCD: Before seeking out treatment, ensure that u get the most effective treatment(s) available! i'd suggest doing lots of research on ocd. Learn about how it works & about what treatments are effective (esp exposure & response prevention, mindfulness meditation, psychiatric meds). Teach your family/friends about it. Listen 2this teen w/ocd: http://bit.Ly/10wlenp also see: http://www.Ocfoundation.Org. ...Read more

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