Cureocd Archive

The “distracting factor”

This refers to an improvement in terms of symptoms (a reduction in frequency and intensity of obsessive thoughts, as well as in compulsive acts proper) as a consequence of living life periods of special stimulation, pleasure, intensity, or novelty. A …

Cure the guilty produced by OCD

There is an extremely important aspect about OCD that I wish to focus upon now: guilt. It is much harder to experience progress in terms of curing OCD in cases where guilt is present, especially when these feelings of guilt …

Curing OCD with psychoanalysis

Unfortunately, western medicine does not face the reasons for which a patient develops OCD. Instead, it supplies the medicaments and drugs to try and levy the negative effects of obsessive thoughts. It also tries to reduce anxiety, and to lessen …

Cleaning and disinfection

Cleanliness OCD manifests itself in the form of intrusive thoughts related to contamination by filth and microbes. When afflicted by this type of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, it is common for patients to act compulsively about the cleaning of surfaces, objects, …

Relational OCD

Relational OCD refers to a kind of OCD in which the nucleus of the conflict is a person’s sentimental relationship with his/her couple. In truth, in relational OCD, the issue is not with the sentimental relationship per se, but with …

Homosexual OCD

Homosexual OCD is manifested through thoughts and obsessions about the fear of being gay. It is not about feelings of doubt having to do with sexual orientation, but about a conflict of the fear of being gay, and the need …

Religious OCD

Religious OCD is the one in which intrusive and obsessive thoughts are related to religious, sinful or metaphysical matters. It is a type of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in which fear and guilt are the more frequent emotions. Normally it occurs …

Compulsive acts of comprobation

In this article I am going to go over the problem of compulsive acts of verification. Even though it is a very broad concept, most verifications are usually related to doors, windows, and the switches of white-line products, electronics, domestic …