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International OCD Awareness Week


October 14-20, 2013 marks International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Week.

According to the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), “Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterized by intrusive thoughts that produce anxiety (obsessions),

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  • October 16, 2013 at 7:56 pm

    Thank you for sharing, Elaina, and for describing what OCD is like for you. Your post is great, especially the sentence “OCD is treatable!” So many people, including some therapists, do not realize that OCD, no matter how severe, is treatable and Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy is the frontline treatment for the disorder. Thanks for helping spread the word and I wish you all the best!

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  • October 18, 2013 at 3:40 pm

    Very well exposed article on OCD.It is treatable,and just as well!

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