Obsessive Compulsive Disorders (OCD)
Do you or someone you know suffer from an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder? For free advice & treatment options please call us on 2787 550 1938
What is an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?
It is usual for someone to double check the oven is off or the garage is locked but when these thoughts become so prominent you obsess about them and they control your everyday life this is an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. No matter what you do you cannot get rid of these thoughts or compulsive behaviours, this is when life becomes unmanageable as a result of an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
An Obsessive-compulsive disorder is an anxiety related disorder controlled by unwanted, repetitive and uncontrollable thoughts and ritualized behaviors you feel obliged to carry out. Often this disorder manifests itself subtly from a younger age but slowly progresses into a full blown disorder that controls your life without you releasing it is abnormal behaviour.
These obsessive thoughts, impulses or images occur over and over again in your mind. The obsessions it seems completely control your mind and are disturbing and distracting making like seem difficult.
The compulsions are a result of the obsessive thoughts and normally the compulsions are carried out in an attempt to stop or relax the obsessive thought. Often the obsessive thoughts will not diminish and only get stronger causing you to act on these compulsions severely affecting your behaviour. Obsessive Compulsive Disorders usually lead onto serious anxiety and even depression. Call us today for free advice on obsessive compulsive disorders 2787 550 1938
Obsessive Compulsive Disorders are broken down into 5 main categories:
- Washers – Cleaning obsessively through fear of germs
- Checkers – Checking items obsessively to ensure they are turned off or locked
- Doubters & Sinners – Negative outlook on life, doubt everything
- Counters & Arrangers – Obsessed by numbers, symatery and order
- Hoarders – Obsessed about keeping items. Never throw away anything
Where are our clinics?
We have specialist Clinics across South Africa & the World. Call us today on 2787 550 1938 to find the clinic most suited to you.
What Can we treat?
These Clinics can treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorders & Process Addictions such as Over Eating, Anorexia, Bulimia & Co-Dependency. Addictions covered: Sex Addiction, Love Addiction, Gambling Addiction, Shopping Addiction, Self Harming, Exercise, Fetishes, Hand Washing, Internet, Money, Relationships, Religion, Self Injurious Behaviors (SIB), Sleep, Spending, Stealing, Television, Trichotillomania (Chronic Hair Pulling), Video games & Work. Call us today on 2787 550 1938 or email email@example.com for free advice.
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