Monthly Archives: August 2011

How About Preventive Therapy for OCD?

The postpartum period is sometimes accompanied by anxiety, depression, and even obsessive-compulsive disorder.  A recent study on postpartum OCD prevention shows promising results.  What a great idea! Stop OCD before it has a chance to latch on to people and wreak havoc on their … Continue reading

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Internet-based Cognitive Behavior Therapy (ICBT)

For people who are suffering for any reason, the internet can offer ready-made support. Those with OCD, for example, can visit blogs, forums, mental health sites, and individual health care provider sites dedicated to their disorder. Now it seems things are going one step further. … Continue reading

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Should OCD be a Family Affair?

When Dan was first diagnosed with OCD, I wanted details. What was he thinking, how was he feeling, is today better or worse than yesterday? The problem was, Dan would not, or could not, share the details of his disorder … Continue reading

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Why Don’t I have OCD?

I was an anxious child.  The night before the first day of elementary school each year, I would sleep on top of my already made bed instead of getting under the covers. That way I wouldn’t have to make my bed … Continue reading

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