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Medicine For Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder
How Others See You: Ocpd (http://bit.Ly/11eonc1) makes people rigid, bossy. It robs life of joy & takes a toll on relationships. It can cause great anguish & frustration to its sufferers. Read up on ocpd -what it looks like to you and to others. Most effective treatment 4 ocpd = psychotherapy - incl insight-oriented therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy (cbt), acceptance & commitment therapy (act), etc. ...Read more
According to the dsm IV tr, a personality disorder is: an enduring pattern of inner experience and behavior that deviates markedly from the expectations of the individual's culture, is pervasive and inflexible, has an onset in adolescence or early adulthood, is stable over time, and leads ...Read more
1st, Back 2 Basics?: Like ocd, ocpd can rob life of joy, & take a toll on relationships. Both can cause great anguish & frustration 2 its sufferers. If u haven't done so be4, read up on ocpd & ocd - how they tic. Most effective treatments: a) 4 ocd = exposure & response prevention (http://bit.Ly/12d); b) 4 ocpd = (http://bit.Ly/11eonc1) - psychotherapy (including insight-oriented, cbt, acceptance & commitment therapy). ...Read more
Until i go see a therapist, what are some ways i can deal my ocpd? (not ocd- I am referring to obsessive compulsive personality disorder)
Still educate self: Ocd and ocpd are related disorders but not the same. I apologize if i mistook your previous question, and still suggest educating yourself about your diagnosis. http://tinyurl.com/lkpgpra also, be willing to consider how it's affecting your life and others around you. Some with ocpd feel their problems would be solved if others simply became more like them -- & may not see need for treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can s.one have both borderline personality disorder and Obsessive compulsive disorder? If yes what are the symptoms that go along with both illnesses?
They can co-exist: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder = Excessive thoughts (obsessions) & repetitive behaviors (compulsions). People with borderline personality disorder may have intense / volatile relationships, extreme fear of abandonment, marked anger, significant mood swings, feelings of emptiness, self-harm, paranoia or disassociation when stressed, engagement in high risk behaviors & suicidal thoughts or behaviors ...Read more
Can I have obsessive-compulsive disorder, major depressive disorder, borderline personality disorder and generalized anxiety disorder?
What is the differed between obsessive compulsive disorder and obsessive compulsive personality disoder?
OCD: This is an anxiety do, with intrusive thoughts that cause apprehension/fear/worry, and repetitive behaviors aimed at reducing the anxiety. Examples are excess washing, cleaning, checking, hoarding,emotional/financial distress. OC Personality is pervasive pattern of preoccupation with details & rules & schedules, rigid, stubborn, hoards, perfectionism. ...Read more
OCD: People vary in their response to medication. Your doc will likely do a trial on one or the other and you will find out. :Please do not forget the behavioral aspect of OCD. Consider seeing a mental health professional who works w/OCD. An old book called "The Boy who Couldn't Stop Washing" by Rappaport may also be helpful. Peace and good health. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whenever i see beautiful women i get depressed because my wife is ugly! doctor gave me medicine for obsessive compulsive disorder is it right?
Hmmmm . . . : I agree with drs. Fowler & jacobson's responses. I'm wondering if your alcohol use might be blurring your vision in more ways than one. Hopefully you'll bring this up with your doctor, since it's essential info for your ongoing care. The other thing i wonder is: what does your wife see, when she looks at you? People can torment each other in all kinds of ways, but i wish you both good health. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Can you suggest drugs for the delusional psyochosis/schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorder?
Help please! what drugs are good for anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorders that won't cause weight gain?
That's a tough one.: Bezodiazepines dont cause weight gain, work well but can be addicting so use cautiously. Hydroxyzine (vistaril) and Buspirone (buspar) are minimally effective & don't cause weight gain they deal mostly with anxiety & may help OCD some. The best meds long term are serotonergic or dual acting antidepressants (serotonergic/noradrenergic) for both anxiety and OCD but most can cause some weight gain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
OCD: Ocd is an anxiety disorder characterized by repeated unwanted thoughts, feelings, ideas (obsessions) or behaviors make them feel driven to do something (compulsions), or both. The key is that they are unpleasant and intrusive thoughts and the compulsions are an attempt to relieve the anxiety. Ocd patients often know it is excessive. Theme(s) involved can be many things, including checking or germs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A few ideas: Now, there seems to be a consensus that there is a biological, at least partially genetic, issue involving neurotransmitters. Part of the presentation appears to be similar across sufferers but individual differences in expression reflect one's other character traits and personality styles as well as culture and intellectual differences. Best! ...Read more
Therapy, medication: The most effective treatment for diagnosed obsessive-compulsive disorder is something called cognitive-behavioral therapy (cbt). During cbt, a therapist can help you "train yourself" to deal with the anxiety and emotions that accompany the compulsions associated with the disorder. There are also medications that may help, but they will be less effective without therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
OCD seeking help: Persons with OCD can vary a bit in their willingness to get treatment, and the degree to which they seem to "want" to change. The most resistant sub-group of ocd'ers I have observed has been hoarders, who are often quite unwilling to change or get help, resisting all efforts to "contain" their compulsions. They experience intolerable anxiety when "deprived" of their collection. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Obssesive compulsive: Ocd is defined as a anxiety disorder with endless cycles of repeatative thoughts and bahaviour.Recurring thoghts and fears they can not control.Anxiety produced by these thoughts leads to perform certain rituals or routines.There is fear of jerms and diseases, or making mistakes etc.It can present with repeatative washing of hands or bathing or many other tasks.Person is aware but cannot stop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A Bit of Info: A disorder characterized by obsessions ; compulsions. Obsessions =unwanted thoughts that get stuck in ur head. They can spook u ; trick u so that u come 2 believe the thoughts r real or that they mean something. They can also trick u into performing actions/rituals 2 chase away these thoughts ("compulsions"). See http://bit.Ly/ykpajd. Exposure ; response prevention = effective treatment. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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