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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Are you experiencing obsessions and compulsions to a debilitating degree? Learn the hallmark symptoms of OCD, treatment options, and where to find support.
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Compulsions in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
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What Are Obsessions in OCD?
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Do Obsessions and Compulsions Change Over Time?
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The Difference Between Early- and Late-Onset OCD
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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Memory Loss
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Facts About OCD Symptoms and Diagnosis
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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD): Definition, Symptoms, Traits, Causes, Treatment
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The PANDAS Hypothesis and Causes of OCD
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Common Cognitive Distortions in OCD
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Personality Traits That May Make OCD More Likely
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Understanding Risk Factors for OCD
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Is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Genetic?
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Risk Factors for Developing OCD
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Substance/Medication-Induced OCD Behavior
Thought Suppression in OCD.
Thought Suppression and OCD
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What Causes Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?
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Thought-Action Fusion and OCD
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How Being a Germaphobe Can Be a Symptom of OCD
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OCD Symptoms: Obsessions, Compulsions, Diagnosis
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The 2 Primary Symptoms of OCD
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How Thought-Action Fusion Relates to OCD
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Hypchondriais and OCD Similarities and Differences
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How Clinical Interviews Help Diagnose Mental Illness
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Diagnosis of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
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5 Common OCD Alternative Treatments and Therapies
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Treatments for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
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Self-Help Strategies for Living With OCD
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What Is Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS)?
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How Having an Exposure Hierarchy Can Help Control OCD
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How Exposure Therapy Works for OCD
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Group Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for OCD
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Does OCD Need Hospitalization for Effective Treatment?
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Antidepressant and Antipsychotic Drugs Used for OCD
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Using Motivational Interviewing Techniques for OCD
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Herbal Remedies for OCD and Anxiety Disorders
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Why rTMS Might Be Worth Considering If You Have OCD