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Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder Medication
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 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 meds: Typically, higher doses of ssri (e.g., prozac, luvox, zoloft, (sertraline) etc.) antidepressant medications are prescribed. Anafranil, which is a tricyclic antidepressant can also be prescribed. The tricyclic potentially has side effects of dry mouth, dizziness, weight gain, sedation and others. Ssri's are better tolerated, but some report headaches, daytime somnolence, nausea and decrease sex drive or delayed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ocd meds: Typically, higher doses of ssri (e.g., prozac, luvox, zoloft, (sertraline) etc.) antidepressant medications are prescribed. Anafranil, which is a tricyclic antidepressant can also be prescribed. The tricyclic potentially has side effects of dry mouth, dizziness, weight gain, sedation and others. Ssri's are better tolerated, but some report headaches, daytime somnolence, nausea and decrease sex drive or delayed. ...Read more
Not A Pill In Sight: Obsessive-compulsive disorder responds very well to a specific behavioral treatment. Some patients even experience complete remission of their symptoms. Best to receive your treatment from a licensed psychotherapist who is familiar with ocd. Many good books about this treatment are available: "stop obsessing" by edna foa, and "brain lock" by jeffrey schwartz. Both can be found at local bookstores. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Will obsessive compulsive disorder and social anxiety be totally cured and disappear after stopping medication (faverin)?
What is best medication to help treat dermatillomania, a form of obsessive compulsive disorder that consists of picking at skin, cuticles, scabs, etc?
Can obsessive compulsive disorder be treated with cognitive therapy or is medication use more common?
Both are common: Many people receive relief from ocd symptoms with medications and/or therapy. Discuss this with your doctor and select a treatment plan that's best for you. Both medications and cognitive behavior therapy are common treatments (separately and in combination) for obsessive-compulsive disorder. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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
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