Dating someone with ocd obsessive compulsive
The original question was……Paul, could you please do a post regarding obsessive thought cycles.Mine are fear of dying, fear of hurting someone physically or sexually, all the usual, fear of self harm/suicide, ITS CRIPPLING MATE and my last symptom to go.We also discuss theoretical mechanisms, practical applications, and empirical support for this treatment and provide practical guidelines for clinicians who wish to use exposure therapy and empirical evidence to guide their decision making.
Surveys of psychologists who treat patients with PTSD show that the majority do not use exposure therapy and most believe that exposure therapy is likely to exacerbate symptoms.
NEVER as stated above try not to think them, this means you are running away from them and this means you are giving them loads of respect.
As silly and as odd, scary as they are just let them have thier space, who cares they are only thoughts.
I hope there is something there for people to relate to.
Paul For more information and help, visit my main site For more information about my book ‘At last a life’ visit entry was posted on Sunday, February 24th, 2008 at pm and is filed under Obsessive thoughts.
This approach involves constructing an exposure hierarchy in which feared stimuli are ranked according to their anticipated fear reaction (Table 1).