ocd obsessive compulsive

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    SSRIs and Bipolar

    As some of you may know, I've posted in this forum every now and again because my brother has been going through a lot this past 12 months with his issues. Currently, my brother as very obsessive and worried about his medication. He's read a few articles and studies online that if you're...
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    Scared to buy my first gun..? OCD/rumination/intrusive thoughts

    this might be a long post, so please bear with me. First and foremost, I am pro-gun as the title may suggest, but I have this continuous fear that I’ll be careless with my purchased (AK/AR... to be determined) gun, and do what many other mentally unstable people do. I do not condone mass...
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    Relapse, need advice/reassurance.

    Hi guys, this is my first ever post in here and I know this is going to be doing me no favours looking for reassurance, but any advice that can be given would help greatly. Since I was about 16/17, I had symptoms of pure O OCD, I however did not learn this was a thing until I was at least 18...
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    OCD / Panic Attacks/ Anxiety Coping

    I suffer from anxiety and OCD according to my psychiatrist. I take medication which has helped tremendously with my OCD and panic attacks however I still struggle with generalized anxiety on a daily basis. My main issues consist of me focusing on my breathing and counting and checking my pulse...
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    My Brother (Long Read)

    I never know how to properly structure these questions because I feel like there's just so much background information and I don't really know what's relevant and what isn't. However, I will try my best. Back in 2004 my brother suffered a severe panic attack and was placed on 20 mg of Paxil and...
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    Guilt OCD and confessing

    Hello! I've had different types of OCD thoughts. But when guilt from a past mistake comes up, it's always the worst because it's been done. Sometimes it's hard to know if it's the OCD twisting my mind, or if I should confess. Three years ago, I went to Prague on a trip with the company I worked...
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    I think I may have OCD? Not sure. Help!

    I’ve been dealing with this for a few months, but I can’t help but actually ask about it. A lot of things I do, and decisions I make are based off of if I don’t pick this thing instead of that or if I don’t do this, then something bad will happen. My dog will die, my mom will die, my brother...
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    I'd Like Some Advice

    Hello, new poster here. I got an account here because I really need some advice right now. I'll start by giving a brief summary of my problem: I have OCD that's an unholy combination of "magical thinking" OCD and contamination OCD, ex. "I did something Bad, so I need to wash my hands so Bad...
  9. P

    I spent the morning...

    thinking about everything I was able to resist in life. I thought about how well I resist sex and women, fed my ego and congratulated myself on being a 24 year old virgin by choice (I can see jokes coming challenging this statement but it’s okay.) As a result I felt so confident that I imagined...
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    Constant battling my mental illnesses

    Hi all, I mean like I have no idea where to start... I’m 26 I have depression, personality disorder, ocd, extreme anxiety, plus I swear I’m also bipolar my family says... I know what an awesome mixture?! My mind is running wild constantly. Just recently I feel so down, so down I’m thinking...
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    Obsessive thoughts = Anxiety?

    I'm suffering from persistent obsessive thoughts which simply will not go away. On top of that I have disabling fatigue and complete emotional and physical numbness. Does obsessive thinking mean that anxiety is the root problem? Can I say for certain that anxiety is involved here?
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    Mental compulsion OCD/ compulsive thinking - please help me

    Hello all, what a great forum this is! I will try to explain my issue but may struggle to do so, hope what I say makes sense. Since about the age of 7 I have suffered with 'needing' to compulsively think things through. For example I used to play a lot of soccer. If I scored a goal, I would...
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    Want to help my partner

    My partner has a huge history with mental illness. He was officially diagnosed over 10 years ago with depression/anxiety. Since then, he's displaying signs that suggest this isn't the case. He's been to numerous psychiatrists and counsellors with a range of possible illnesses from bipolar with...
  14. M

    Mental OCD

    New post - I think I have OCD and contstanly repeat past events to make sure I have not committed anything bad even know I deep down know I am a good person . A de assure myself with cycles in my head , can anyone relate to this , many thanks
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    OCD and Blasphemous Thought: How Jesus Christ Saved My Life

    Hello everyone, I four years ago I was in a very dark place. I went to a mental health professional where I was diagnosed with OCD (scrupolosity). Where I would have blasphemous thoughts.
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    New to the forum struggle with mental illness

    I am wanting to find a place to speak with others about issues that I am dealing with. You would think that after 13 years fighting bipolar 1, ptsd, OCD,paranoia and anxiety I would have it all together. I need to talk to like minded people to understand what is happening
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    Im not sure if this is ocd... Help would be very much appreciated!

    Hey. Im new here. Ive struggled with some mental health issues in the past and im currently taking a low maintenance dose of prozac and latuda. Generally ive been very well except for this one thing... About every two weeks.. Sometimes three... And always in the evening between 7 and 8 pm ill...
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    Obsessive,constant thinking and analysing

    Hello everyone! It is one of my first posts at this forum, so I ask you for understanding. Since about six years I am very slow-moving. My work efficiency , measured in corporate jobs, is 30%-60%. In 2001, after examination period at my university: convultions, nervous shake-ups like in...
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    Severe Anxiety about someone drugging my food?

    Hello everyone, I am an 18 year old girl living in Texas. I have had an anxiety disorder since the age of 10. My parents were severe drug/alcohol addicts when I was growing up, which left me when PTSD and a generalized anxiety disorder when I later moved in with my grandparents. I have never...
  20. ceccy

    Feel lost

    Hi, so I'm new to the forum and this is the first time I've posted. (BPD, OCD and anxiety) I'm feeling completely lost at the moment and can feel myself slipping away from reality. I've struggled with depression since approx. 15 years old, although I'm pretty confident it has been since a much...