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Online Ocd Test
Online Quizzes: Best to have a professional give you validated measures for these disorders. As mentioned by others, Vanderbilt is good for ADHD, but will still require a healthcare professional to interpret score. OCD try: http://healthnet.umassmed.edu/mhealth/YBOCSymptomChecklist.pdf Again, best to be interpreted by a professional. Online quizzes can raise your awareness about the presence of symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have Pure OCD and I spend a lot of time searching online for answers. Is that a form of a mental reassurance compulsion? It's time consuming.
How do you not feel so isolated having ocd? No support groups nearby and all online support is lacking.This hit me as an adult and now feel defective.
Talk to everyonw: Most people love it when anyone even strangers say hi to them. Talk to people next to you in the bus or subway or at the store. Go to bookstores and you will find lots of people to be friendly to you and have coffee with them. ...Read more
Social Anxiety, OCD: Social Anxiety and OCD can affect our social relationships and enjoyment. With strong desire to change, Online Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) can help to solve current problems, and change unhelpful thinking and behavior. If problems are deep-rooted, severe, disabling and chronic, see Psychiatrist for Therapy and Medication. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When i'm online i feel like I have to bookmark most of the websites i visit . I already have ocd. Could this be a form of it? I have hundreds of sites
Could be: If your bookmarking takes up more time than you have to spend or there's a compulsion (rather than a thoughtful decision) to do it, then it could be part of ocd. Are there other things you feel compelled to do -- and get anxious if prevented from doing them? Do you have recurrent thoughts? A psychiatrist or psychologist may be helpful to you in assessing these issues. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 (propranolol) 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
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
No: There are none that I am aware of. Perhaps one of my colleagues will have experience with some other ideas regarding this. Best wishes. ...Read more
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