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... hould not post, I was simply reminding you what in those first few 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)
... Yes Freud summed the disease ocd up very well, and he does not offer any help for us sufferers. What I read now states that talking with a therapist does not help OCD much, and that drugs are short term. ... (15 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)

... 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)
... rying to say. Apparently the way I referred to "insane thoughts" was not in the proper context. What I meant by it was now that I am being treated, I look back and see how obsessed I became about my thoughts. Now that I am in therepy, I am able to rationalize them and see how small they really are. ... (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)
... 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)
... ud, 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. ... (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)
... 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)
... alert." At night our bodies slow down and our brains slow down. You said it yourself, at night you like to veg out, watch tv and have some snacks like we all do. I'm also a night owl and enjoy staying up late since I work second shift. I hate getting up in the morning anyway. ... (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)
... It was thought for a long time that the subconscious held a persons true desires, feelings, and identities, and this was held as the primary tool in treating such conditions like OCD. ... (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)
*Do I Have OCD?*
Jun 3, 2002
... who are potty trained too early, or forcefully, have a tendancy to grow up to be perfectionists. For example, if your cat got in your hamper, pulled out a sock, and left in the middle fo the floor, you would most likely IMMEDIATELY pick it up. ... (9 replies)

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