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... Is there a connection between depression and worsening of Pure O? ... (2 replies)
Pure O
Aug 9, 2013
... after reading about what it is and searching forms about intrusive thoughts im almost positive that this is what i have after reading much of the symptoms and problems that come with it. Obviously i still have bad thoughts and all but i feel like finding out what i have is a huge step. ... (0 replies)
Pure O
Nov 6, 2008
... Can anyone tell me a bit about Pure O ? ... (4 replies)

... n, it is very possible that, as your depression gets worse, your OCD also gets worse. Also, OCD is notorious for worsening during times of stress, especially the pure obsessional type. Good luck! ... (2 replies)
... Some people will describe themselves as having pure O or pure C, but it all falls under OCD. ... (4 replies)
SSRIs and Pure O
Mar 1, 2007
... when I'm on Zoloft, I have no symptoms of OCD. Perhaps Zoloft or another SSRI will do for you what Zoloft has done for me. ... (3 replies)
SSRIs and Pure O
Mar 1, 2007
... I've been recently diagnosed with a "mild" form of Pure O, which although supposedly mild is causing me a lot of distress. As well as beginning CBT I've also started taking 5mg of Lexapro every day. ... (3 replies)
... compulsive symptoms from what I read. Stereotypy, obsessive fixations, distress of change...these are OC type things. ... (4 replies)
... order, and he could learn through therapy how to deal with his obsessions and not need to do a compulsion afterwards. Again, it may not work as well since he's a pure obsessional, but at least he could learn the techniques and cope without medication. Write back soon! ... (10 replies)
... He is also be bipolar, so this is a fun ride, or could it be that the Pure O symptoms have mimiced bipolar? ... (10 replies)
... If you are not interested in seeing a doctor or taking meds. there are some natural approaches that have alleviated symptoms for me. ... (12 replies)
... I am stunned that you have not been diagnosed with OCD. Fisrt, you symptoms are clearly indicative of someone with pure-O. Driving off the road and thoughts of killing children are impulsive thoughts - they stick in your head. Someone who is normal, will hear about someone commiting suicide and brush it off as something that would never happen to them - "i'm normal, they... (6 replies)
Aug 15, 2005
... their worry is manifested into physical symptoms such as irritability, insomnia, muscle tension, and difficulty concentrating. ... (2 replies)
... king to make sure the door is locked, there's a noticeable problem, and even if the person's loved ones don't suspect OCD, a doctor will. However, in the case of pure obsessionals, our OCD is more hidden and we're forced to constantly struggle with the images without any physical manifestation in terms of compulsions. ... (48 replies)
... Yeah true it is so ****, like its gotten as bad as me checking google to see what type of symptoms psychosis has which i shouldn't do i know just to check if i have any symptoms, now im freaking out thinking what if i get it,, its like im being too hypervigilant u could say about it i'll see if im hearing things and i'll overthink about things, its ridiculous but the fear is... (3 replies)
... Hi Shedd45, Thanks for the information. I'm going to check some of this out. I've been to the hospital and that didn't do a thing for me. How are you doing now with the thoughts? (17 replies)
... this is what the site said Other treatment options Sometimes, medications and psychotherapy aren't effective enough in controlling your OCD symptoms. In rare cases, other treatment options may include: * Psychiatric hospitalization * Residential treatment * Electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) * Transcranial magnetic stimulation * Deep brain... (17 replies)
... Hi! I am an outgoing, enthusiatic 28 year old who suffers from OCD-but not the "compulsive" OCD symptoms...I have the "what if's" and health anienty/hypochondria and I also believe that I have different types of cancer. Currently, I think that my moles are melanoma. The BIGGEST fear of mine is that I have HIV. But, unlike some OCD sufferers that go and get checked and... (4 replies)
... Hi Seaturtle, I feel for you, I really do. I do not have the answer you're looking for but I wanted you to know that you're not alone. You have the support of everyone on this forum. Are you getting help from your doctor? (2 replies)
... Hi everyone, well it seems that for the past few months, health obsessions have really grabbed a hold of me. First it was skin cancer - went to the dermatologist and was able to put that to rest. For the past few days it's been cancer - a tumor specifically. I noticed that my left knee was aching periodically and that just kind of kicked everything into overdrive. It seems... (0 replies)

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