I’ll be sharing some of my older posts for the next few weeks. This one first appeared in November 2011….
Most experts agree it is time to seek treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder when it “interferes with your daily life.” While “interfering” can mean different things to different people, it is generally described as having obsessions and compulsions that take up more than an hour a day of your time.
While a lot has been written about recovery avoidance in OCD, what I’m talking about are cases of OCD that might not be that severe. Many people with OCD and their families might avoid even discussing treatment options because it appears that the situation is just not ”that bad.” Of course, because those with OCD are adept at hiding their symptoms, they are often the only ones who know the real extent of their disorder.
To me, before things get “that…
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