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OCD Medication - Chicago Counseling Center

OCD Medication

Considering taking medication for your OCD? Here is a guide to give you all the information to make an informed choice.

 

What is OCD?

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is generally understood as the presence of obsessions and/or compulsions, although the two are often found together. Obsessions can be in the form of thoughts, urges, or images and are persistent in nature. They are experienced as intrusive and unwanted, meaning the person does not find any enjoyment in these obsessions. The person will try to ignore or subdue these obsessions, which usually takes form through compulsions.

 

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