How to Live With OCD

Are you concerned that you or someone you love might have OCD? Have you been diagnosed with OCD? Learn how to live with OCD, or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, from a licensed social worker in this free health video series.

Series Summary

OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) is a type of anxiety disorder. In this disorder or with this illness people get trapped in reoccurring thoughts and these thoughts are usually distressing or disturbing. They can be accompanied by images. And all these thoughts and images really stick with the person to the point that they start to provoke anxiety. The anxiety produces a sort of urgency that this person really needs to take care of whatever it is that's distressing them, which can lead to the repetitive type of behaviors and the obsessions and the compulsions.

In this free health video series, a licensed social worker will give you helpful tips and advice on living with OCD. She will tell you what OCD is and what it is not. She will give you insight into some of the complexities of the disorder. You will learn who gets OCD and when, as well as environmental and biological causes. You will find out how OCD is diagnosed and some of the treatments, as well as how to obtain additional information.

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  • OCD: Understanding Compulsions

    Compulsions are acts that people perform to try and get rid of obsessions and disturbing thoughts or imagines. Learn how to live with OCD, or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, from a… Read More

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