Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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UK sources of information and / or support

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Patient UK

Has a leaflet called Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

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OCD Action

The national organisation for people with OCD, their carers and interested professionals.

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Information from the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

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Obsessions and Compulsions

Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Trust provide a range of self help guides, including one on this topic.

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[url=http://www.moodjuice.scot.nhs.uk/obsessioncompulsion.asp]Obsessions & Compulsions [/url]

Moodjuice, an Internet site developed by Choose Life Falkirk and the Adult Clinical Psychology Service, NHS Forth Valley, provides a number of self help guides, including one on this topic.

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OCD-UK

A registered charity for those that suffer from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders in the UK. One of their key aims is to raise awareness of the condition within the UK, in-particular with young adults. Another prime objective is to improve the NHS services offered to OCD sufferers.

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OCD-Today

A user friendly website for people affected by Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Provides information for the family, friends, carers and parents of anyone with OCD.

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Anxiety UK

Aims to help anyone affected by anxiety disorders including phobic and obsessive disorders .

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The OCD Centre

The centre is the first specialised unit for the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder in the UK. Offers online, telephone and in-person help. All of our information is free and they have a charitable trust in place. 80% of staff have personal experience of OCD and the Chairman is a well known author and researcher in the field of OCD, Dr Jeffrey Schwartz. They are affiliated with the charity First Steps to Freedom (an anxiety and OCD registered charity).

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Habits/Obsessions/Compulsions - Responding helpfully to a child or young person who appears to have troubling habits, obsessions or compulsions.

Information from HandsOnScotland.

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Obsessive-compulsive disorder

A patient guide to complement the NICE guideline of the same name for health professionals.

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OCD Norfolk

A support group for people affected by obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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Wallsend Self Help Group

Tyneside based support, provided by ex-sufferers, for those with Anxiety, Depression, OCD and other stress and phobia related problems. Although this is a local group, their website gives useful general information on these problems.

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Obsessive Comulsive Disorder

Information from the Mental Health Foundation.

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Medicine Guide for Obsessional states

Provides detailed information about the drugs available to treat this condition. Medicine Guides provide reliable information about medicines, conditions and the different treatment options available. They have been developed in the UK as part of the Medicines Information Project.

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Obsessive compulsive disorder

Information from NHS Choices - the government's patient information portal.

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Obsessive-compulsive disorder

Information from BUPA.


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