Could You Be Suffering from OCD? Exploring Symptoms in Adults

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Go ahead and ask someone about obsessive-compulsive disorder OCD symptoms and you’ll get plenty of comments about compulsive neatness. Sure, this can be a component but it doesn’t do justice to how complex OCD typically is. We’ll get more into definitions and symptoms below but first, let’s clarify some of the specifics about this condition.

Exposure Response Prevention Therapy for OCD: What is it and why do we use it?

Exposure and Response Prevention or “ERP,” is the frontline treatment for all subtypes of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and for a good reason. It’s an evidence-based treatment, which basically means there has been tons of research and testing done that yields high results for symptom reduction and long-term management of OCD. In order to understand […]

Can ADHD Be Managed without Medication?

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Some connected trends are happening around attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Since more folks are aware of this condition, more folks are getting tested. The rise in testing has resulted in a rise in ADHD diagnoses.

5 Tips for Managing Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

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Even with treatment and diligent self-care, OCD can hamper your ability to maintain your mental and physical well-being. OCD thought patterns can get deeply embedded, but the cycle can be managed — and even broken.