Some brief notes on medications for OCD

Before listing a few notes on medications for OCD, let me post a disclaimer: this is NOT meant to be medical advice for your specific OCD. ALWAYS consult your own doctor, since he or she knows you best. NEVER take a medication that has not been prescribed to you.

So now you might be asking, which one is better treatment for my OCD, medications or behavior therapy? The exact answer to that will vary a lot from person to person. However, a couple of things are certain. Continue reading

Stress management tools

People with anxiety disorders (like OCD and others) or habit disorders (like hair pulling, skin picking or nail-biting) sometimes focus on the anxiety involved with these problems, and can make the erroneous assumption that treating anxiety will in fact treat the problem. It’s important to realize that, for OCD, anxiety is a Continue reading