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Tag: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Athletes With Anxiety

Mental health has long been shrouded in secrecy and shame. So when public figures like professional athletes actively seek help for anxiety, it is a sign of cultural progress. Here are some who have gone public with their struggles.

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Tiger Woods, Sex Addiction, and OCD – Part 2

Sex addiction is misconstrued by many to be a type of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). This article reviews various factors relevant to determining what diagnosis might be more appropriate. Second of a two part series.

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Tiger Woods, Sex Addiction, and OCD

Many people, including professional psychotherapists, incorrectly think of sex addiction as a type of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). This article reviews the essential differences between these two conditions and, how therapeutic strategies used for the treatment of OCD are unlikely to be successful when treating sex addiction. First of a two part series.

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Proposed DSM-5 Changes for OCD and Anxiety Disorders

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has proposed significant revisions to its “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, Fourth Edition” (DSM-IV). Tom Corboy of the OCD Center of Los Angeles discusses changes planned for the new DSM-5, specifically those relevant to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and related anxiety-based conditions.

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Reassurance Seeking in OCD and Anxiety

Those with OCD and other anxiety based conditions often seek reassurance that their unwanted thoughts and feelings are not a threat. The OCD Center of Los Angeles discusses the problem of using reassurance seeking as an anxiety management strategy.

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