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Can Hypnotherapy Treat OCD?
Can Hypnotherapy Treat OCD?
Hypnotherapy is an example of the types of psychological treatment that is available for OCD sufferers. It aims to change thoughts and feelings both consciously and…...
Community Mental Health Support for OCD
Community Mental Health Support for OCD
Your GP may refer you to a local Community Mental Health Team for support for OCD. This can involve psychological and psychiatric support and treatment....
Helping Your Child With OCD
Helping Your Child With OCD
If your child is suffering from OCD, you may feel as though there is nothing that you can do to help. Fortunately, there are some ways that you can offer support to…...
How Alcohol Affects OCD
How Alcohol Affects OCD
OCD sufferers often drink alcohol because it temporarily minimises or removes OCD symptoms. However, this is only temporary, and the symptoms tend to return with a…...
How to Survive a Holiday as an OCD Sufferer
How to Survive a Holiday as an OCD Sufferer
Going on holiday can be a nerve-wracking prospect as an OCD sufferer but there are ways to make the experience less stressful and limit the potential for seeing your…...
Joining a Support Group for OCD
Joining a Support Group for OCD
Joining a support group for OCD is a good opportunity to meet fellow OCD sufferers with whom you can share advice and support....
OCD Medication
OCD Medication
OCD medication usually comes in the form of antidepressants, although other drugs can be prescribed if these have no effect. As with most types of medication, side…...
Overcoming Barriers to OCD Treatment
Overcoming Barriers to OCD Treatment
It's not uncommon for OCD sufferers to find that there are certain barriers that are holding them back from actually getting the treatment that is needed to overcome…...
Psychiatric Support for OCD
Psychiatric Support for OCD
There are several forms of psychiatric support available for OCD sufferers, including psychodrama groups. Psychiatric support is often combined with psychological…...
Psychological Support for OCD
Psychological Support for OCD
In terms of the psychological support that is available for OCD sufferers, there are several options. These options include Behavioural Therapy and Cognitive…...
Self-help for OCD
Self-help for OCD
Gaining a better understanding of OCD is vital for successfully overcoming the disorder. If psychological and psychiatric treatment does not work for you, you can try…...
Treating OCD with Herbal Remedies
Treating OCD with Herbal Remedies
Some OCD sufferers are reluctant to take anti-depressant medication to reduce or get rid of OCD symptoms as there can be unpleasant side effects attached to them. For…...
Using NLP Techniques to Treat OCD Symptoms
Using NLP Techniques to Treat OCD Symptoms
NLP techniques can help you to overcome your OCD symptoms by changing your thought patterns....
Visiting a GP About OCD
Visiting a GP About OCD
When seeking treatment and support for OCD, your GP should be the first port of call. He or she can refer you for psychological or psychiatric support for OCD, as well…...
What to Look for in an OCD Therapist
What to Look for in an OCD Therapist
Finding the right therapist can be crucial when it comes to successful OCD treatment, and the wrong therapist can affect your treatment and set back your recovery....
Why Isn't My OCD Treatment Working?
Why Isn't My OCD Treatment Working?
There are various reasons why your OCD treatment may not work, but this doesn't mean that treatment won't work at all. If you're aware of why your treatment may not be…...
Why Suppressing Thoughts and Obsessions Doesn't Work
Why Suppressing Thoughts and Obsessions Doesn't Work
Many OCD sufferers try to suppress intrusive thoughts and images to get rid of them altogether, but this tactic is not as useful as it may first appear and can…...
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