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The most common medications prescribed for OCD are SSRI antidepressants. If an antidepressant is not effective in relieving OCD symptoms other medicat...
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The multi-billion dollar self-help industry began in the 1970s, and among the many enterprises developed that promised to show the individual how they...
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New clinical guidelines, endorsed by the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, recommend the use of...
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Yogic breathing shows promise as a treatment for symptoms of post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). A small, preliminary study at the University of W...
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We can become so attuned to our weaknesses that we forget about our strengths. Since the things we focus on are energized, giving attention to our wea...
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Researchers estimate at least ten percent of those with bipolar disorder have OCD as well. Many individuals with both diagnoses indicate that their OC...
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If you have difficulty understanding your OCD, or have difficulty trying to help someone else understand it, a diagram from the book Anxiety Free: Unr...
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We usually think of compulsive hoarding behavior as an acquisition of physical items such as clothing, containers, antiques, food, or tools. However,...
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One of the best ways to clear and focus the mind, reduce anxiety, and boost our energy is to breathe slowly. Many forms of meditation utilize attentiv...
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Frederick Penzel, Ph.D. makes a good point when he writes about the mental health field being too caught up with the idea of change. Acceptance of wha...
 
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