Tag Archives: Hit and Run OCD

OCD and Driving

My son Dan was fearful of driving and hesitant to take driving lessons. Having driven with him a bit, my husband and I could see he was a conscientious, cautious driver and we encouraged him to work toward this important … Continue reading

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OCD and Mental Imagery

In this article published in Frontiers in Psychiatry, mental imagery is defined as: …the experience of conscious contents that possesses sensory properties and therefore resembles actual perceptual experience. The perceptual properties can be visual but can also cover other sensory … Continue reading

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ERP Therapy and Increased Anxiety

When my son Dan was first diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder, he, like so many others, did not receive proper treatment. Wrong therapy, wrong drugs. His OCD spiraled out of control and less than a year later it was so severe … Continue reading

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Dan Versus OCD

This post first appeared in June 2013…….. At the time my son Dan’s OCD was at its worst, he had not eaten in over a week. I flew down to be with him at his college, and though he was … Continue reading

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OCD: Irrational Disorder affecting Rational People

I am continuing to share some of my older posts as I work on completing my book. I hope to be back next week with something new! When my son Dan was first suffering from severe OCD and we had … Continue reading

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The Nonsense of OCD

Warning: Parts of this post might be triggering for some people. As we know, it is the need for certainty that fuels the fires of OCD. Compulsions are performed to reduce anxiety by making sure everything is okay. For OCD … Continue reading

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