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What is the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder?

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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Meds and therapy

Meds (usually antianxiety medications, but not always) combined with therapy with a clinician who specializes on OCD is the best combination to treat OCD, typically.

In brief: Meds and therapy

Meds (usually antianxiety medications, but not always) combined with therapy with a clinician who specializes on OCD is the best combination to treat OCD, typically.
Dr. Andrew Berry
Dr. Andrew Berry
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Dr. Ana Adelstein
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: Start on right track

It can take years for someone diagnosed w/ ocd to find appropriate treatment.
So 1st educate urself & ur close family members about what ocd is/isn't: & (b) what form(s) ocd takes. (try http://bit.Ly/y0lvsh .) cognitive-behavioral therapy (cbt) that specifically includes exposure & response prevention (erp) has proven very effective as have certain medications. For some, erp/cbt + meds indicated.

In brief: Start on right track

It can take years for someone diagnosed w/ ocd to find appropriate treatment.
So 1st educate urself & ur close family members about what ocd is/isn't: & (b) what form(s) ocd takes. (try http://bit.Ly/y0lvsh .) cognitive-behavioral therapy (cbt) that specifically includes exposure & response prevention (erp) has proven very effective as have certain medications. For some, erp/cbt + meds indicated.
Dr. Ana Adelstein
Dr. Ana Adelstein
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