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... Yes from what I read people with ocd are higher than average intelligence., and social conscience. Howard Hughes was near genius level and had an inventive mind. ... (15 replies)
... quickly, becuase this is an older post and i don't know if anyone will read, but i was always under the hopefull assumption that people with ocd were highly tuned, smarter than average individuals as well. i have a higher than average IQ and Hughes and Hepburn didn't seem like dingbats themselves either.. ... (15 replies)
... D It is nice to know that there are people out there who understand I was not in anyway shape of form referring to OCD patients as "insane." I just remember how hard it was in the beginning..... ... (15 replies)

... In her statement "all the things you obsessed about", Mlachowicz was referring to people in general who suffer from OCD - not a specific person. (15 replies)
... Well you stated that "all the insane things I obsessed about". You dont know me and I never had insane thoughts. Once again ocd is not about insane or delusional thinking. I dont know what your specific problem is. ... (15 replies)
... w months of obsessing before anyone was there to help felt like. I remember feeling very alone, and if I had read what you posted about Freud's understanding of OCD prior to getting help, I would have begun to obsess over that as well! ... (15 replies)
... that some people may want to consider retraining their mind if they have bad side effects from the drugs. Therapy in my opinion helps a patient understand what ocd is and how severe. But from everthing I read states ocd is caused by a malfuncton of the caudate nucleus, which cannot be altered by analysis therapy talking. ... (15 replies)
... openseason I must agree that Freud, although I admire him, had a very sick sense of understanding the human mind... I myself have been diagnosed with OCD, my treatment consists of weekly therpy and perscription drugs. My theripist not only helps me, but provides rationalization behind every one of my obsessive thoughts. I do not think it fair that someone would state... (15 replies)
... I think Freud understood OCD very well even if he was on cocaine. Freud was 60 years ahead of any other doctor concerning ocd. ... (15 replies)
... Freud was also heavily using cocaine--obviously :) (15 replies)
... I guess I wrote my post about Sigmund freud too hastily, but I was impressed with it. You're right he did an excellent job of summing it up. ... (15 replies)
... Yes Freud summed the disease ocd up very well, and he does not offer any help for us sufferers. ... (15 replies)
... Sigmund Freud called OCD obsessional neurosis in his 1925 book on psychoanalysis. He want on to say, "This is a mad disease, surely. ... (15 replies)
... conscious to become more active which is the primary area the OCD likes to reside. ... (17 replies)
... When I have this kind of day, I imagine my OCD as a parasite in my head, which it actually is. It wants me do things it wants to be done or think thoughts it gave me. ... (7 replies)
For dannic1
May 11, 2007
... When I try to get to the bottom of my OCD tendencies, I realize, that my mind wants to come to a standstill, just be blank with no physical movement, like inside a womb. It's scary but true. ... (2 replies)
Meds - nervous
May 8, 2007
... That's true, this is only your OCD trying to hang in there. ... (3 replies)
... held a persons true desires, feelings, and identities, and this was held as the primary tool in treating such conditions like OCD. Especially back in the Sigmund Freud era, when hypnotherapy and psychoanalysis were used to treat OCD. However, these forms of treatment failed, with good reason. Personality is in the conscious! ... (2 replies)
Apr 25, 2005
... first described by Freud in 1908 when he called it the "anal character" and noted its three traits of orderliness, parsimoniousness, and obstinacy. ... (2 replies)
... i always hoped that too (15 replies)

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