Monthly Archives: October 2014

OCD and Telemedicine

Over three years ago, I wrote a post about Internet-based Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, which reported early promising results using the Internet to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder. A recent news story expands on this idea and also highlights some important research being … Continue reading

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OCD and Health Insurance

Nothing about obsessive-compulsive disorder is easy. If you or a loved one suffer from OCD, you likely know what I mean. Aside from having to deal with the actual symptoms of the disorder, you also have to work on getting … Continue reading

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I’m a Little OCD

I’ve been busy going into bookstores and libraries to promote my book, and there has been a strong interest in it. I chat with the appropriate people, tell them a little bit about the book, and hand them a promotional … Continue reading

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Welcome to OCD CT!

Many of you are familiar with the IOCDF (International OCD Foundation), which is an amazing organization dedicated to helping those with OCD. For many, it is often the first stop in their journey against OCD. What you may or may … Continue reading

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Self-Directed ERP Therapy

Originally posted on JACKIE LEA SOMMERS:
If you’ve spent any time hanging around this blog, you know that I’m a huge proponent of treating OCD with Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy, which is the best treatment available. It’s the first…

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How to Stop Enabling OCD Sufferers

Over the years, I’ve written quite a few posts that discuss OCD and family interactions, and the general consensus seems to be that the single most helpful thing loved ones can do for those suffering from OCD is not enable … Continue reading

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