Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a very common mental health illness that affects millions of adults and many children throughout the country. Regardless of whether you or your child are experiencing this condition, OCD can have a significant influence on daily life. Our medical professionals at Montana Psychiatry and Brain Health offer personalized treatments to provide support for those struggling with OCD.
At Montana Psychiatry and Brain Health, we offer innovative, cutting-edge treatments for many mental health conditions. Our medical personnel are experts in the specialized approaches they take. Contact us today to schedule a consultation appointment and find out how we can help you be well.
What is OCD?
OCD is a mental health disorder that entraps people in certain cycles of obsessions and behaviors. It affects millions of adults and many children, appearing first at either childhood or early adulthood. People with OCD experience repetitive and troublesome thoughts or obsessions that they are unable to control. As these obsessions create anxiety in a person, it can result in them to perform specific rituals or habits to ease their dread. OCD can interfere with the natural flow of one’s day. Some people may be aware of their respective compulsions, but may not be able to contain them. If you or your child are experiencing signs of OCD, contact us today and schedule a consultation appointment to learn more about our cutting-edge approaches.
What are some common obsessions associated with OCD?
- Fear of germs
- Fear of making mistakes
- Fear of social embarrassment
- Extensive self-doubt
- Needing constant reassurance from others
What are some common compulsions associated with OCD?
- Repeatedly cleaning your skin
- Constantly checking things
- Arranging things in a specific form
- Performing tasks a certain amount of times
- Eating foods in a certain order
- Repeating certain phrases or words
What treatment options do we offer for those with OCD?
Both Adults and children will experience OCD differently. Children will also experience OCD differently apart from other children and the same applies for adults. As such, our integrative approaches for OCD are personalized to meet each patient’s individual needs to best support them. For more information on our treatment approaches, contact us today and consult with our medical professionals.
Many people struggle with OCD as it can severely affect day-to-day life. It may even damage some people’s self-esteem if they are aware of their compulsions, but are unable to stop. If you or your child are showing signs of OCD, our personalized and integrative approaches may be able to give you the support you need. Contact us today to schedule a consultation appointment and find out how we can help you live well.