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Finding a therapist who can diagnose and effectively treat OCD is a challenge to many patients and families.
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An expert opinion piece on contamination. On the surface, the contamination fears associated with OCD don’t seem
to be a very complicated subject. After all, dirt, germs, washing –
what could be simpler? Actually, when you take a closer look,
contamination is quite a bit more complicated than that.
Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) Finding A Therapist Cognitive Behavior Therapy Medicine Insurance Overview Cognitive Behavior Therapy, also called CBT, is an effective treatment for OCD. About 7 out of 10 people with OCD will benefit from either CBT or medicine.
Medicine for OCD Finding A Therapist Cognitive Behavior Therapy Medicine Insurance The following information refers to OCD medicines in adults. For information on medicine in children, click here. This page will focus on medicines, but that is not meant to
Founded by a group of people with OCD in 1986, the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF) is an international not-for-profit organization made up of people with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and related disorders, as well as their families, friends, professionals and others.
Overview Treatment for most OCD patients should involve Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) and/or medication. The majority of people with OCD (about 7 out of 10) will benefit from either medication or ERP…. Read more »
While, we still do not know the exact cause or causes of OCD, research suggests that differences in the brain and genes of those affected may play a role. Is… Read more »