Living With & Managing OCD

OCD is known as an enduring mental illness. Through treatment methods the effects of the disorder can be managed, but it may never be cured. However, those diagnosed with OCD can live happy, normally functioning lives by learning to cope and manage their obsessions. Read articles, find support and resources on living with OCD as well as helping a loved one or family member diagnosed with the disorder.

Effexor for OCD: Treating OCD When SSRIs Fail

Approximately 2 percent of the U.S. population has OCD. There is no cure for the disorder, but there are treatments. Unfortunately, there is not one treatment that works for every person. SSRIs are the preferred medications for OCD. If they fail to work, Effexor is another option.

An OCD Personal Story about Growing up with OCD

Obsessive compulsive disorder can change the way a person lives and thinks. It can alter relationships and cause problems for the sufferer’s children. However, with some understanding of the disorder, I have learned to keep the obsessions from controlling my life. This is my OCD personal story.

Collecting versus Hoarding

Collectors are “protective” of their items, whereas hoarders are embarrassed to allow anyone to see their “collections” and are often living in unsanitary/unsafe conditions. This article is a look at collecting versus hoarding.

The Best Careers for OCPD Part 1 of 2

Obsessive compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) is a type of personality disorder where the individual becomes obsessed with perfection, rules, and attention to details. This makes them ideally suited for some jobs and misfits in others. Read on to find out the possible careers for OCPD.