Monthly Archives: January 2018

OCD and Physical Sensations

  I have previously written about OCD and mental imagery, where I discussed how those with OCD (and those of us without) sometimes see, hear, or feel things without the presence of corresponding external stimuli. In particular, those with OCD often … Continue reading

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OCD and Limerence

Albert Wakin, a professor of psychology and expert on limerence, defines the term as a combination of obsessive-compulsive disorder and addiction – a state of “compulsory longing for another person.” Professor Wakin estimates that five percent of the population struggle … Continue reading

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You’ve Beaten OCD – Now What?

A version of this post first appeared on my blog in July 2016….. For many people, the journey through obsessive-compulsive disorder and back to good health is a long one. Getting the correct diagnosis, or even just recognizing you have … Continue reading

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The Cost of OCD – And Yes, I’m Talking about Money

If you or a loved one has obsessive-compulsive disorder, then you know how devastating  it can be when left untreated – it takes a huge toll not only on the person with OCD, but also on all those who care … Continue reading

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