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What Everyone Ought To Know About Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – OCD

Do you always wash your hand after shaking hands with someone? Do you at least change clothes at least 10 times before you leave for work? Do you go to the doctor for a check up once a week? You’d better be careful if your answers to my above questions are YES. Have you ever heard about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)? If you don’t, read the details below. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental disease that triggers people to have unnecessary thoughts (obsessions) and to duplicate […]

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Over Compulsive Disorder OCD – A Bit of the Other

What gives a person suffering from over compulsive disorder (OCD) the right to chastise others e.g. children/husband and wife’s on their behaviour when we as a patient have no control over our own. Other peoples habits are very similar to that of what we do ourselves, antics may include irritating and annoying stunts. What is the difference between over compulsive disorder actions to that of what others do, fortunately for the others they gain control to stop what it is they do, as for the OCD patient […]

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OCD – Over Compulsive Disorder Till Death Do Us Part

To lose a loved one is heartbreaking, to see some one you love in pain is heartbreaking, to leave your child on their first day of school is heartbreaking. All these sad events can be removed from our thoughts if nurtured tenderly and tactfully. But what of over compulsive disorder a disease you can not negotiate with thus causing the patient to suffer from heartbreaking symptoms till death do us part. In some unfortunate cases parting of the ways was by death. (Suicide) Over compulsive disorder can […]

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OCD Over Compulsive Disorder Behind Closed Doors

Obsessions are the psychological element of OCD. Repeated thoughts and images linger in our minds where our over compulsive disorder takes control of our actions where we are silenced and forced to obey orders hence hostage to our own thoughts. Thus affecting and interfering with the way we would like to live our lives. OCD over compulsive disorder can be beaten but what makes it difficult for the sufferer is being up against a regimented invisible force in which we find ourselves in a situation where we […]

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OCD Extreme Rites of Anxiety

While believing that a lucky dress will give you the confidence to make a good impression during a job interview would seem like a harmless superstition, the same is true with the ritual of most mothers who makes it a point to always check and re-check if the flat iron had been unplugged or the oven was properly turned off before leaving the house. Many of us have little superstitions and rituals which help us become productive and produce positive results. However, when these rituals are taken […]

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OCD Dont Look Back in anger

How is it that an OCD sufferer can never leave a room or walk through a door without looking back? Why do we fight the urge to look back? Well let me tell you? It is because we find ourselves going back to fluff up the cushions, god only knows how many times the doors are checked to see if they are locked before retiring to bed, that trickle of glistening water on the draining board needs to be wiped. No matter how tired we are someone […]

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OCD – Beyond Unreasonable Doubt And Ritual

There is nothing wrong if you believe that wearing your favorite lucky dress on the day of your job interview will give you the confidence that you need to make a good impression. The same is true when your mother always checks the flat iron or oven before leaving for work. Many of us have little superstitions and rituals that help us to become productive and produce positive results. However, when these ‘rituals’ are taken to extremes and begin to affect normal daily function, it becomes a […]

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Lose The Shoes OCD Victim

How does a victim of OCD welcome a visitor at the door, is it with a welcoming handshake and a smile, I don’t think so a fixed stare to the feet more like…What right have guests to come visiting wearing shoes? Shoes never came alone always on tow with a human. These humans have the audacity to bring along a few friends evil predators that can destroy an OCD sufferer mentally. Those so called friends come in the form of chewing gum, mud dirt tar. Bare foot […]

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OCD Victim Why We Do What We Do

Where does an OCD sufferer begin to start? to explain what compels them to do the things that are slowly destroying them inside or the people around them. Catch 22 – Do you suffer in silence to please your loved ones or show them the door? Being an OCD sufferer for as long as I can remember has left me a dedicated addict to Temazepam. The tablets will help was the doctors very words. I also recall him saying, how I would kill myself if I carried […]

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How OCD Takes the Living out of Life

Over Compulsive Disorder is very much a mental complaint that we the sufferer fight to control twenty fours a day seven days a week. OCD is like; buy one get one free offer down at the local supermarket. A two in one offer where bargain of the day is pain. We have the mental hurt accompanied by the physical pain like backache, headache, cramp and much more while seeking contentment. Depending on the individual symptoms may differ. Victims usually suffer from back pain due to a second […]

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