Learn about the various treatment methods to manage OCD. Methods of treatment can include medication and behavior modification, to alternative and natural methods to current new methods such as antipsychotics. Although OCD may never be cured, those diagnosed can learn to successfully manage their symptoms and gain back control of their life.
Many individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) wash their hands repeatedly for extended periods of time. While performing this ritual may relieve anxiety over the fear of germs, it can obviously impact daily life. This article explains how to treat compulsive handwashing from OCD.
Hypochondriacs have a persistent fear of serious physical illness or a preoccupation with a perceived deformity or disfigurement. The overwhelming fear can interfere with many daily activities and social relationships. Continue reading to learn the most effective treatments for hypochondriasis.
The use of exposure and response prevention (ERP) for people with OCD is a long and often times grueling experience for the individual. However, it is the most effective treatment for those who suffer with an obsessive compulsive disorder.
Hypochondriasis is a mental disorder that causes the sufferer to believe or constantly fear that they have an undiagnosed serious medical condition. This article is a look at the hypochondriasis medications available to help hypochondriacs.
Every child with trichotillomania is different and therefore requires a unique treatment plan; however there is a standard protocol for treating children with this hair pulling disorder and it is outlined here. This resource will help parents and caregivers of children and teens with TTM.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can control an individual’s life with unwanted thoughts and repetitive rituals. Therapy and medication can make a tremendous difference, but self-help strategies matter, too. Read this article about OCD self help to stop this disorder from controlling your life.
OCD manifests in many forms but all are marked by obsessions and compulsions. There are ways people can help themselves to overcome the problems caused by their OCD.
Obsessive compulsive disorder is comprised of obsessions and compulsions that are performed as repetitive behaviors. Read on to learn how to stop OCD rituals.
Many people suffering from kleptomania, or stealing due to an almost uncontrollable urge, may find it hard to admit that they need help. Once you’ve taken that step, however, treating kleptomania can take two main paths – therapy and medication.
Hoarders get so bogged down by their clutter that they often find it hard to reduce their collections to a manageable amount. Here are some tips to help clear the clutter from a hoarder’s life.