Formal diagnosis?

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Red-Fraggle

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Hi everyone I'm new here! I live in England so not sure whether diagnosis is different around the world... So anyway I self referred to the mental health organisation Time to Change who referred me on to IAPT. I've had long telephone assessments this week and today they resulted in the team giving me an assessment for 'obsessive compulsive behaviours', which having researched the assessment I now know is an assessment for OCD likelihood. This came out with very high scores and I have been referred now for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Does this mean I have OCD? I know all of this information will be provided straight back to my doctor, but do I need find out how to get properly diagnosed?

Thanks for any help, I'm a bit shocked but probably shouldn't be, if that makes sense. I've lived with these strange compulsions and intrusive thoughts all my life, but they are getting so much worse as I get older..
 
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you could ring up your gp and ask about it.
 
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They said you have ocd like behavior. Why not ask what the treatment is?
 
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