Tag Archives: black and white thinking

Real Event OCD

As many of us are aware, one of the cornerstones of obsessive-compulsive disorder is doubt: “Did I hit somebody while driving?” “Did I say or do or think the wrong thing?” “Did I shut off the stove, turn off the … Continue reading

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OCD and Black and White Thinking

  I am continuing to share some of my older posts as I work on completing my book. The post below originally appeared in April 2012:  Obsessive-compulsive disorder is often accompanied by some cognitive distortions, which are basically inaccurate beliefs … Continue reading

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OCD and Guilt

If you have obsessive-compulsive disorder or are close to someone who does, then you likely understand why OCD is sometimes referred to as the “doubting disease.” Doubt is what fuels the fire for OCD, and that is why those with … Continue reading

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