Overcoming OCD: A Theory

What good is a blog about overcoming the suffering of OCD, if there is no straight-to-the-point information about overcoming the suffering of OCD?

Available now, in the menu to the right, is a new tab: Overcoming OCD: A Theory.   

This page contains a personal theory of mine about Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and thoughts on how I believe one can overcome the suffering of OCD.

Please feel free to check it out.  Comments always welcome.

 

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2 thoughts on “Overcoming OCD: A Theory

  1. Hey! Great idea! Two things: It might be worthwhile to mention Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) therapy, the gold-standard treatment for OCD according to research and leading professionals. Also, as someone with OCD, Pure O does have rituals. They just aren’t usually outwardly visible. It can be very subtle things like mental checking, replaying memories, etc. OCD always involves compulsions though.

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    1. You are absolutely right!! OCD always involves compulsions, they just aren’t always visible to others. I have rituals with my Pure O OCD too, just not all the time. I say “little to no compulsive behaviors,” because everyone experiences OCD differently, just trying to cover all the bases as best as I can; but I totally understand what you are saying and you are absolutely right and I totally need to change my wording!! Thanks! Also, Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) is SUPER important to mention! I can’t believe I missed that one!! Thank you so much for your awesome suggestions, they are totally worth mentioning!

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