Author Archives: Janet (ocdtalk)

Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery…Some News and a Book Giveaway!

Overcoming OCD: A Journey to Recovery was first published in January 2015 and has reached many people in the United States and beyond. I am happy to announce that the book is now being published in paperback and will be … Continue reading

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OCD and Time Management

Thoughts on time management as young people head back to school and college. A version of this post first appeared on my blog in April 2013… Time management is a hot topic these days. Whether related to the workplace, school, … Continue reading

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Back to School with OCD

For the next few weeks I’ll be sharing previously-written timely posts about school, college and transitions….. I’ve previously written about taking obsessive-compulsive disorder to college, where I focused on establishing a good support system for those with OCD who are … Continue reading

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OCD and Sleep Timing

I’ve been blogging for over seven years now, and my most-read posts, by far, are those that discuss sleep and sleep deprivation. As I’ve previously written, OCD, by its very nature, is unconducive to a good night’s sleep. How can … Continue reading

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The Impact of Pediatric OCD on the Whole Family

A study published in the March 17, 2017 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry  concludes that pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder negatively affects not only the children who suffer from it, but also their parents. … Continue reading

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Symptoms of OCD?

by stuart miles freedigitalphotos.net This post was written in November 2011…. For those who think they, or a loved one, might be suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder, it is easy to go online and find a list of common symptoms. In some cases, … Continue reading

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When to Seek Treatment for OCD

I’ll be sharing some of my older posts for the next few weeks. This one first appeared in November 2011…. Most experts agree it is time to seek treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder when it “interferes with your daily life.” While “interfering” … Continue reading

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