Psychoeducation about OCD

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

Drug treatment of OCD

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

Treatment Co-morbidity

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.

Anxiety 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 &