Tag Archives: certainty

OCD and Showering

  When my son Dan was in the throes of severe obsessive-compulsive disorder in 2008, he would sit in his “safe chair” for eight hours at a time. He was literally “stuck.” While I didn’t realize it at the time, … 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 Reassurance

      This post first appeared on January 3, 2012… One of the most common manifestations of obsessive-compulsive disorder is the need for reassurance. “Are you sure it is okay if I do this or that?” “Are you sure … Continue reading

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