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  • Identifying and Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

    It may be difficult to understand what drives a person to engage in obsessive thinking or indulge in compulsive behavior. Yet, people who suffer with obsessive compulsive disorder are merely victims of false messages they’re receiving from their brains.

  • Understanding the Underlying Triggers of OCD in Children

    Symptoms of OCD in children often manifest in different ways, which can lead to detrimental misdiagnoses.

  • It’s Not Me: It’s My OCD: Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

    The scariest thing about OCD is how real it feels when you’re experiencing it. Crazy as it may look to an outside observer watching you switch on and off a light several times or count to four before entering a room, these are things your brain is telling you to do, as if they are completely routine methods of behavior – as if there was no other way to turn on a light or enter a room.

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that can disrupt people’s lives causing them to engage in repetitious behaviors to alleviate feelings of fear or worry. It may be difficult to understand what drives a person to engage in obsessive thinking or indulge in compulsive behavior. Yet, people who suffer with obsessive compulsive disorder are merely victims of false messages they’re receiving from their brains. There are many ways to alleviate obsessive compulsive disorder symptoms. People suffering with OCD can feel better and learn to overcome their compulsions. In this section, you can learn more about the signs, symptoms and treatments for OCD in both adults and children.

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