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Understanding OCD- Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Understanding OCD

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder affects about 1.2% of the world’s population (i.e. 12 in every 1000 people) starting right from the young children to the adult population, regardless of the gender or cultural or social. And, the disabling fact is the World Health Organisation (WHO) ranked Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in the top ten list of the most debilitating illnesses in terms of diminishing the quality of life. Hence, understanding OCD and the damage it causes to you and your loved one is very much important to help manage or control the disorder.

Understanding OCD – How can I tell if I have OCD?

Understanding OCD

OCD is a severe anxiety disorder that causes two major things in a person – obsessions, and compulsions. Obsessions are those unwelcoming urges, thoughts, doubts, worries repeatedly appearing in your mind. Compulsions are the repetitive activities which a person does in order to reduce the anxiety due to obsession.

Everyone makes sure the over if off or doors are locked. But for the ones dealing with OCD, it is like going beyond ordinary worrying and double-checking. These behaviors and thoughts seem to be so magnified in a way they interfere with their daily life activities.

What is worse in people with OCD is they develop severe depression and anxiety not only intensifying their distress but also complicates through lengthening the treatment.

The obsessions and compulsions in the person with OCD may hold them gradually where we often fail in recognizing this as a mental illness. When obsessive-compulsive disorder eventually shows the signs that interfere with their daily life, they may try hiding their compulsions from others. They even try to attempt deal with those symptoms by making use of their willpower. They often get embarrassed about these obsessive thoughts and compulsions. Hence people with OCD may avoid telling about their symptoms. So, before the situation gets worse, here are few OCD symptoms to check out for in order to get the right the OCD help.

Symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in Adults

  • Repeated unwanted thoughts or ideas
  • Aggressive impulses
  • Fear of contamination
  • Signs of hurting the people they love
  • Fear of getting harmed by someone
  • Constantly checking or counting things
  • Repeated cleaning things
  • Washing hands now and then
  • Constantly arranging the items in a certain way.

If you come across these signs of OCD in yourself or your loved one, then it is advisable you consult a medical health professional to know the intensity of the illness and get the treatment.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Treatment

Understanding OCD can seem to be a complex subject, but learning about the OCD treatment options can help in overcoming it.

Receiving a proper treatment with best quality standards of support and care and support and also sticking to this plan is the key point to having long-term recovery from OCD.

OCD is a chronic disorder, but also a treatable medical condition. People suffering from OCD can learn to manage or stop their compulsive ritual behaviors. They can also decrease their obsessional thoughts with the help of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.

CBT for OCD is a form of psychotherapy that focuses on addressing the problems a person with OCD to help them explore alternative ways of thinking patterns and challenge their thoughts through behavioral exercises. CBT alone works best in treating the illness, but for some, the combination of both CBT & medication can prove effective. Medications may help in reducing the anxiety enough to start, and also eventually progress in therapy.

Visit Cadabam’s or call @+91 96111 94949 to get more information about understanding OCD in a detailed manner to get the best possible help for your loved one.

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