Category: <span>Misconception and Awareness</span>

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Hoarding Disorder vs. OCD: Understanding the Distinct Differences

Hoarding Disorder vs. OCD: Understanding the Distinct Differences While Hoarding Disorder and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) share certain characteristics, they are distinct conditions with different diagnostic criteria and treatment approaches. At New Heights OCD & Anxiety Clinic in North Vancouver, BC, we believe in the importance of distinguishing between these disorders…
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Understanding Specific Phobias: Unraveling the Nature of Fear

Understanding Specific Phobias: Unraveling the Nature of Fear Specific phobias are intense, irrational fears of particular objects or situations. At New Heights OCD & Anxiety Clinic in North Vancouver, BC, we encounter many individuals grappling with the overwhelming impact of these phobias on their daily lives. This article provides a…
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OCD Myths Debunked: Challenging Common Misconceptions

OCD Myths Debunked: What You Think You Know Could Be Wrong Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is often shrouded in misconceptions, leading to widespread misunderstanding about what the disorder truly entails. At New Heights OCD & Anxiety Clinic in North Vancouver, BC, we encounter numerous myths that can hinder both awareness and…
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Supportive Strategies for Living with Someone with OCD

Supportive Strategies for Living with Someone with OCD Living with someone who has Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) requires understanding, patience, and a supportive strategy to foster a nurturing environment. At New Heights OCD & Anxiety Clinic in North Vancouver, BC, we provide guidelines for both individuals with OCD and their loved…