This is a multimedia simulation to help you feel what an OCD sufferer with taboo thoughts feels. If you are feeling very upset or anxious now, you may want to wait to try this simulation until you feel calmer. You will need some paper and a pen or pencil to do this simulation. Don’t begin […]
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We have lots of new features we plan to add to this website in the coming year, including: anonymous, moderated online chats among OCD sufferers anonymous, moderated online chats among family members regular posts from users and from OCD experts around the world on OCD and families more success stories customization for smartphones and tablets […]
(Thank you to Ram Meyyappan for this very helpful information for OCD sufferers with disabling symptoms:) If you suffer from severe Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) that makes it impossible for you to maintain gainful employment, then you may be able to qualify for Social Security Disability (SSD) Benefits. Social Security Disability Programs and OCD There […]
I recently saw a clever t-shirt logo that read “It’s not that I have ADHD it’s just that… Oh look a squirrel!” You may ask, what does that have to do with OCD?
Can websites like this one play a role in reforming health care? Several prominent health care experts from Harvard’s Schools of Business, Government and Medicine think so.
Below is an excerpt from Chapter 5 of my book “Getting Control: Overcoming your obsessions and compulsions”. This section refers to working effectively with a family member or friend who is helping you with CBT, but the advice applies equally to dealing with all family members.