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Compulsive Behaviors Forum

Questions in the Compulsive Behaviors forum are answered by Ted A Grossbart, Ph.D. from Harvard Medical School.
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We have an employee (unknown) who is smearing feces on the bathroom walls, management held a meeting and came up with different solutions...
Hi I have a tendency to repeat certain behaviors. This can be extremely time-consuming and is enormously stressful (and embarrassing, a...
My seven year old son has rocked himself to sleep every night for the past 5 or 6 years. He lies in his bed and rocks vigorously often h...
Recently I was struck in the head and was diagnoised with post concussion syndrome. While I have improved cognatively my mental health h...
Hello Dr. I am a 31-year old happily married man and am suffering extremely from (I think) h-OCD. I have always loved women and still do...
Last night after extensive picking of my legs and breats I thought to myself this is insane. It's been a week since I picked until last ...
I have a diagnosis of OCD due to a history of obsessions, and countinual counting in my head, and touching things. Mostly my OCD is 'inte...
Hey everyone... Im 24 year old hterosexual white male and have always suffered from anxiety and i feel minor OCD. Anxiety runs very big i...
Hi, I hope you can help me. I told a lie a while ago at my old workplace,( lets call it company A), I lied about where i grew up and ch...
Hi I am new to this forum. Ever since I was a teenager I have always fantisized. I pretend like I have other people around that are not r...
A few months back my friend's 6 yr old son was rough housing with me and of course being 6 and young he was touching my breasts and pushi...
My daughter will be 9 years old soon. Problems we are havng when we the parents ask her a question she answers I dontknow or answers corr...
Were to begin....18 months ago my ex-wife started divorce proceedings. 12 months ago I met one particular girl that I'm obsessed with. I...
Good Morning I am 33 years, I had a first depression 12 years ago (mainly anxiety, not depressed), I took paxil 20mg for 2 years and r...
Info: 36 y/o F, Anxiety nos with dysthymia (diagnosed several years ago). Between 9 and 11 years of age, I started to have repetitive th...
When something bad or embarrassing happens to me i can obsesses about it for day, weeks and even years and everytime i think about it cau...
I am 32 and have had pretty much a lifelong history of obsessive worrying. From research I've done, I'm pretty sure I'm OCD.I was so in...
My negative thinking from OCD has made me believe I am a bad person, and that when I die I'll go to hell. Are these thinking's involuntar...
My daughter is constantly making up stories to co-workers about a fictional life. When she is finally called on it, she seems to create ...
My husband has finally gotten the nerve to tell me he has a problem. This is how he explains it to me.. he says that he can't stand for ...
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