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Overview

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition in which the person has intrusive and uncontrollable thoughts and/or behaviours that they cannot stop themselves from engaging in.
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Symptoms for OCD

Obsession symptoms may include –

  • Fearing harming oneself or another, by mistake or deliberately,
  • Fearing contamination by germs, disease, or unpleasant substances,
  • Needing symmetry or orderliness,
  • Unwanted thoughts such as about sexual or religious subjects, or aggression.

Compulsion symptoms may include –

  • Counting,
  • Checking – whether the gas is off or the doors are locked,
  • Hoarding,
  • Arranging and ordering,
  • Repeating words in head,
  • Thinking thoughts considered “neutralising” to counter the obsessive thoughts,
  • Constantly asking for reassurance,
  • Avoiding places that trigger obsessive thoughts.

Types of OCD

The most common ways OCD manifests include –

  • Checking
  • Contamination
  • Hoarding
  • Mental contamination
  • Ruminations
  • Orderliness and symmetry
  • Intrusive thoughts.

Causes for OCD

Certain factors that can contribute to the development of OCD include –

  • Having a family member with OCD,
  • Mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression, or tics,
  • History of trauma, or childhood physical or sexual abuse,
  • Physical differences in certain brain areas.

Treatment for OCD

Psychotherapy and medications are the go-to treatment options. In combination, they are the most effective, especially for moderate to severe cases of OCD. For treatment-resistant cases, other treatment options can be considered, such as repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (RTMS) and neurofeedback training, which we offer as well.
If you or your loved one is suffering from OCD, help is available. Cadabam’s provides the most skilled Obsessive Compulsive Disorder treatment in Bangalore. We also have OCD rehabilitation centres in Bangalore. Reach out to us on our helpline number 9741476476.

FAQs

Are medications necessary for OCD treatment?

Medications can help reduce the symptoms by 40-60% in most people, but for milder cases of OCD, psychotherapy offering approaches such as Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) can be sufficiently effective.

What psychotherapy approaches help with OCD?

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) are effective approaches.
Can OCD go away on its own?
No, OCD in a mental health disorder that needs professional treatment.

Can a person have just obsessions or compulsions?

Usually people with OCD have both obsessions and compulsions, but it is also possible to have just one.

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