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Ocd Test For Teenagers
For ocd, should my teenager see a psychologist or a psychiatrist? 15 y.O. Daughter that can't sleep w/o a night-light (sometimes leave the lights on all night) bc right before she goes to bed she starts thinking about people/zombies coming in her room and
Ocd is characterized by the presence of obsessions/compulsions that are recognized as excessive/unreasonable and time consuming (> 1 hr/day). Obsessions are recurrent/persistent thoughts, impulses, or images. Compulsions are repetitive behaviors or mental acts that one feels driven to perform in response to an obsession. The compulsions are aimed at preventing or ...Read more
Which ssri is the fastest in dealing with OCD and anxiety ( social and a kind of test or performance anxiety )?
SSRI's : In terms of generalized worry, certainly lexapro's data shows that it starts working in the first week. The same cannot be said of the other antidepressants in terms of generalized anxiety. If you need something quickly for performance anxiety then a brief benzodiazepine or the use of a beta blocker can be of help. Ocd takes up to 12 weeks for maximum benefit no matter which agent you use. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi,i am 31 yrs f ,not married yet,i have ocd,dr took sample for prolactin level,why he is taking prolactin test for ocd?
My skin prick test had no reaction to wheat. However, i believe that gluten is the cause of my anxiety, OCD n gastro (self elim. Test). Who do I see?
Prick test: A skin test is not going to show the kind of food sensitivity to gluten that it sounds like you're talking about. Those responses are longer term (several days) than skin tests. You could try eliminating gluten from your diet on your own and see if this changes your anxiety symptoms any. You can also see a holistic or integrative medicine physician for help. http://www.holisticboard.org/. ...Read more
Are there doctors who can test to find out why I have ADHD and OCD and suggest non medication treatment options?
Sort of: There are no specific tests to either adhd or ocd; both are clinical diagnoses based on patient description of symptoms. However, there are non-medication treatments for both, especially for ocd. Look for a specialist in cognitive behavioral therapy (cbt). In urban areas, you probably can find centers that specialize in non-medication interventions for both adhd and ocd. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why for past 3 year i, m still having chest pain with clear stres test and echo and heart cath is it all in my hed or i, m OCD ?
I have ocd about stds after an encounter 7 mth ago. All test negative, still terrified of herpes/warts. Check constantly. No symptoms. Probability?
Reassurance no help: Meds & behavioral therapy are the way to go ...Read more
Recently, in tests, and school exams, I am having trouble thinking and remembering and I am very anxious.I have ocd-add.What is the problem?Any solution?
PERFORMANCE ANXIETY: It sounds like you are having performance anxiety. The best treatment for this is low dose Inderal as long as you are not asthmatic or diabetic.) it calms down the Adrenalin rush that you get before a test so that you can focus. It knocks out the jitters very well. It is used a lot for musicians who have performance anxiety prior to a concert. Ask your psychiatrist about it. It is non-addictive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can a geriartic psychatrist or adult psychatrist or adolescent psychatrist help me with ADHD and OCD ?And if he has 5 years experience only ?
Psychiatrists: All these types of psychiatrists are familiar with treating adhd and ocd. But your age of 18 would be on the border between adolescence and adult. Both geriatric and adolescent psychiatrists have additional subspecialty fellowship training beyond general psychiatry -- an add-on to the initial 4 year residency program. You could see a general adult or adolescent psychiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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