I have obsessive compulsive disorder I think. So do I need to see someone?

Do you want help? If obsessive compulsive disorder (ocd) symptoms are bothering you enough to interfere with your life, then yes -- seeing someone would be wise. Your asking this question shows that this is on your mind. Why suffer longer than you need to, when helpful treatments are available? You can contact a psychiatrist, psychologist, or other therapist; they'll be glad to assist you.

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Whenever I see beautiful women I get depressed because my wife is ugly! Doctor gave me medicine for obsessive compulsive disorder is it right?

Are your thoughts . About your wife being ugly part of an obsessive compulsive disorder? Why do you drink so much alcohol if you are on a psychiatric medication? You might also consider cognitive behavioral therapy to help change your attitudes/ thoughts that cause you to suffer. Read more...
Add in CBT. I think looking at your alcohol use would be helpful. There is more here than meets the eye. See a therapist who does cbt, work on alcohol issues, and work on what triggered your attraction to your wife in the first place. Open up to your therapist also if there is a porn addiction lingering in the background. Also, time to see what you bring to the marriage as well, without being dishonest . Read more...
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 more...
Beauty. Beauty is subjective. Some people get into relationships idealizing the other in their looks, thoughts, habits etc. The reality is that every one of us has moments of ugliness in all those areas. If your wife is not conventionally beautiful (by your standards)she still has beautiful aspects, just as you have beautiful aspects. Your relationship needs help. Best to both of you. Read more...

How to know if I have obsessive compulsive disorder?

OCD. If you are having repetitive thoughts and behaviors that seem irrational to you, yet are unable to refrain from thinking or resist them, and they are interfering with your life, it warrants an evaluation by a mental health care professional. Read more...
EVAL. Get a psychiatric evaluation for OCD symptomology and severity, and possible medication management. Then get a referral to a reputable clinician who specializes in OCD. Read more...

I have obsessive compulsive disorder what should I do?

Recommend. comprehensive psychiatric evaluation. The combination of cognitive behavioral therapy and psychotropic medications is often an effective treatment approach. Take care. Read more...
OCD. Short answer, see your doctor. There are good medications on the market for OCD but they need a prescription. Read more...

How do I know if I have obsessive compulsive disorder?

Insight. The important thing about OCD is that you realize that the thoughts and behaviors don't make a lot of sense to others. For example, if you have obsessions of contamination and need to wash your hands, you realize that everyone else would see that as strange. The anxiety is just too uncomfortable to do nothing. Children don't need to have the insight to have ocd. Read more...

How can I tell if I have obsessive compulsive disorder?

How to check for OCD. A person can use a number of standardized scales and diagnostic screeners to cone down on if you have OCD or not. If you go on line and google OCD screening tools, you will find things like the yale brown obsessive compulsive checklist, or ybocs. With a little background, you can take this. Plan to discuss this with a trained mental health professional like a psychiatrist to be sure. Read more...

Is it possible that I have obsessive compulsive disorder?

EVAL. Get a psychiatric evaluation for OCD symptomology and severity, and possible medication management. Then get a referral to a reputable clinician who specializes in OCD. Read more...

How to tell for sure if I have obsessive-compulsive disorder?

Good Evaluation. A through history and physical exam are the cornerstones of diagnosing any condition. Start with one's primary care doctor who based upon their findings may refer to a psychiatrist or psychologist for further evaluation. Ocd is a clinical diagnosis and is based upon the presence of obsessions and compulsions. A qualified licensed mental health care provider would be the best source for diagnosis. Read more...