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... I have a full time job, do freelance work, and volunteer work. ... (4 replies)
... 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. Most people like Hughes never know they have the disease. ... (15 replies)
... I have it on good authority that people with OCD are of high intelligence. Studies have been done, and OCD is the hallmark of the analytical mind. People with OCD analyze things again and again and again. ... (31 replies)

OCD or what?
Jan 28, 2013
... OCD is sometimes called the Doubting Disease and you are experiencing first hand why. One of the problems we sufferers of OCD encounter is an abnormal need for certainty in relation to whatever our worries are. ... (2 replies)
... please read and answer it. ... (1 replies)
... Our eldest son have OCD - using prescribed medicine, Trileptil (for ticks) and Lexamil (for depression and stress). As his emotional intelligence is sub-normal, he cannot cope with ordinary life eg. driving a car in town. This situation complicates family life. Your suggestions will be appreciated. (0 replies)
Degrees of OCD
Jan 22, 2008
... I am very happy that my words gave you at least a little solice! I think the best thing that has come of my OCD is that it has given me the opportunity to help others with OCD or those who have loved ones with OCD. ... (11 replies)
... Hi and thank you everyone for your postings about your OCD. ... (4 replies)
... boss, etc etc....worry, depression IF it's clinical then it's just to cope, but if youre going to worry or be insecure and act needy for it, or be angry, or sad, or depressed normally, this is the way to deal with things in life successfully. ... (3 replies)
... Yeah I agree, you don't have Bipolar, like OCDEngineer said depression and anxiety etc are all part of the OCD itself. ... (6 replies)
... Yeah, they think that due to the complicated thinking patterns involved in OCD, a person has to have some degree of above average intelligence. And I never met anyone with OCD who was an idiot (excluding myself, maybe) (8 replies)
... by my old PCP and given Zoloft. I only found out I had OCD by going on the Internet looking for information on mental illness because it interested me. ... (4 replies)
... so I have a lot of obsessions, both good and bad. ... (12 replies)
... in our heads, and end up exhausting ourselves and getting worried. ... (15 replies)
... Don't know why but this thing flashed in my mind and i started considering it .. exactly what you meant when you said that our intelligence works against us? ... (7 replies)
... You sound like you are describing ruminations. To ruminate is just to constantly think about something deeply, and its a symptom of OCD. The varying severity of the obsessive thoughts is completely characteristic of it too... ... (7 replies)
... LuckyGirl2, I wonder if you can understand that your problem is not mental but emotional and that the emotions have an intelligence of their own which is separate to the intellect. Reading your text tends to indicate that your family members may also be suffering in a similar way. ... (12 replies)
... Actually, he's WAY into sports and of average intelligence. Maybe it is just a bad habit. ... (10 replies)
... In my first post I said that I had very similar symptoms as you, so yes, I believe it's OCD, and yes, OCD often begins in early childhood as mine did. ... (14 replies)
... ers have above average intelligence and beyond. ... (14 replies)




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