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How Can I Get My Girlfriend To Get Help For Her Ocd
Encourage her: Encourage her, gently, to seek consultation with a psychiatrist or psychologist. There are good therapies for OCD -- both medications that help this particular form of anxiety, and psychotherapy to help the obsessions & compulsions. You could offer to go with her to the first appointment if she's frightened. Speak from your own heart and loving concerns for her, and not from a blaming position. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Somehow i tend to get a feeling that my memory has gone down after having ocd.
Does OCD bring down memory?
Do I have ocd? Or who do I go to to find it out? I was just woundering where to go to to get a diagnosis for ocd
Professional Opinion: It can take years for someone diagnosed w/ ocd 2get appropriate treatment. So 1st get properly assessed. Then a) educate urself about what ocd is/isn't: & b) what form(s) ocd takes. (try http://bit.Ly/y0lvsh .) cognitive-behavioral therapy (cbt) that specifically includes exposure & response prevention (erp) has proven very effective as have certain medications. For some, erp/cbt + meds indicated. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is this ocd... Or something else? I am very obsessive i tend to think about one thing and one thing only.
I plan things that arnt going to happen (if at all) like months before and i plan out every little detail also i get obsesive about things i want ( i
A Personality Issue?: Obsessions r unwanted thoughts that get stuck in ur head & cause u 2feel anxious. They can rob ur life of fun & joy/create great anguish. In contrast, people w/ oc personality disorder don't tend 2see their obsessiveness as problem. They tend to a) be meticulous/rigid about how they do things: b) hold others 2 same standards; c) be critical micromanagers; & d) clash w/others over how things r done. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Behavior Therapy: Exposure and response prevention (erp) is a well-established behavioral technique used to treat ocd. In an erp an individual is exposed to their fear and taught to avoid compulsing to reduce their discomfort. This type of therapy needs to be conducted by a trained psychotherapist. Often medication is used in conjunction with cbt. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
OCD: Ocd is a form of anxiety that needs to be understood so you can develop new ways of managing your tension. Try using the anti anxiety app and read articles on treating ocd on soundmindz.Org as these articles are updated weekly. Also consult with a mental health professional who specializes in treating ocd. Best wishes. ...Read more