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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.
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
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
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
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
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 ?
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