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How Can I Learn To Live With Ocd
Find support & help: You may feel alone in this position, but you are not alone. Understanding the problem, how it happens, what can be done about it is key. Writing down your memory about it can give clues to solutions. Most obvious is getting counseling and probably psychiatric help including medication, if needed. Those you trust, friends or family can help as well. You can live better with it or even overcome it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How would someone learn if they have ocd? What are signs? How is this viewed by the medical community? What different types of OCD exist and what isit
OCD: Ocd is a type of anxiety disorder where the person has unwanted and repetitive thoughts, feelings, ideas, sensations (obsessions), or behaviors that make them feel driven to do something (compulsions). The compulsions may be carried out to get rid of the obsessive thoughts, but relief is only temporary. There are helpful treatments; psychiatrists and psychotherapists are the specialists to see. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I find myself always worrying finding a sound In my house and I can't sleep, every disease I learn about scares me to death could it be OCD anxiety?
Learning cbt and dbt techniques to combat OCD for a couple years. But I have increasingly severe skin-picking and the techniques aren't working! help?
What works: Hi, first congratulations on sticking with your therapy and learning the techniques. Talk to your therapist, ask for help to get the techniques to work better for the skin picking. Also, are you on medication? Getting your meds right is very important. Talk to your psychiatrist. Keep trying. There is something that will help. Best wishes and good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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A mental health: Professional needs to diagnose ocd. Symptoms may include a fear that something bad is going to happen if you don't, e.g., more a certain way, say certain words, count things, etc. Psychological and/or medical help can be effective. Peace and good health. ...Read more
Antidepressants: Many of the antidepressants can be useful for OCD . Sometimes OCD can be caused by or can cause depression which is treated by the antidepressant, but it is unclear how much the antidepressant helps the underlying obsessions and compulsive behavior. Some form of behavioral therapy in addition to medication is ideal. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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