Education about OCD is important part of treatment. Patient and his/her family should learn about OCD and its treatment properly. Obsessive compulsive disorders are mental disorder that affects peoples of
Medications or drug treatment is effective in OCD treatment. FDA (Food & Drug Administration) of USA approved five medications for OCD. That would be fluoxetine, sertraline, paroxetine, fluvoxamine and a
The psychotherapy of choice for the treatment of OCD. The exposure and response prevention (ERP), which is a form of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is an effective 1st line treatment
Persons with OCD are commonly affected by other mental disorders. The lifetime prevalence for major depressive disorder in persons with OCD is about 67% and for social phobia about 25%.
Other common comorbid psychiatric diagnoses in patients with OCD include alcohol use disorders, generalized anxiety disorder, specific phobia, panic disorder, eating disorders, and personality disorders.
OCD exhibits a superficial resemblance to obsessive-compulsive personality disorder, which is associated with an obsessive concern for details, perfectionism, and other similar personality traits. The incidence of Tourette's disorder &