Is Hoarding a Type of OCD or a separate disorder? Changes in the DSM-V raise as many questions as answers. LuAnn Pierce, LCSW discussed the issues.
For those who do not respond to ERP treatment for OCD, other options are necessary. DBT skills training may offer hope, in addition to medication as prescribed.
OCD and Depression often occur together. Treatment for these two conditions can be complicated by severity of depression and related trauma. Therapy is based on specific needs.
Effective Treatment for OCD and Depression
OCD is considered a disability for those whose symptoms limit their ability to function in one or more areas. The ADA offers legal protection when OCD affects job performance.
OCD and ADHD are often confused and sometimes co-exist. Similarities can result in misdiagnosis and serious problems in some cases when treated improperly.