Men and women 18-60 years old
To understand how a new drug brings about rapid improvement in OCD symptoms.
Male and female between the ages 8 to 14:
Individuals that have:
Researchers at San Diego State University are stuyding how and why treatment work for kids with OCD. The program is 12 weeks long and includes cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and a novel computer-based program. In addition, families would be asked to complete behavioral exercises between sessions that help kids face their OCD fears. Parents are involved in their child’s treatment and complete a number of questionnaires about their children and as well as some computer tasks.
Clearview Horizons is pleased to announce the offering of a weekly OCD support group. In addition to providing an opportunity to connect with other individuals with OCD, the group also provides a weekly educational component focused on an aspect related to OCD treatment, such as cognitive reframing versus reassurance, perfectionism, thought defusion, and mastering the skill of developing exposures.
Your college search should be for a school where treatment for OCD is available. Consider the following:
Your primary goal is to learn to manage your OCD symptoms so you can function productively in school and in the real world with all its triggers and stresses.
People who have OCD did not do anything to cause it. And it isn’t caused by the way parents raise their children. OCD is a neurobiological disorder — not a condition that is caused by action or inaction.
Here are some common misperceptions about the causes of OCD:
Learning to manage your OCD symptoms can be challenging, just like reaching any meaningful goal.
You’re not alone if you have OCD. This disorder affects millions of people, and they come from every age group, race, gender, ethnicity, and socioeconomic background. College can be stressful, and it’s not unusual to first experience OCD symptoms there.
Once you have identified a therapist who has expertise and experience in the treatment of OCD using exposure and response prevention, you’ll want to check to see if that therapist accepts your insurance.