Category: <span>Understanding OCD</span>

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Building Strong Bonds Despite OCD: The Relationship Factor

The Relationship Factor: Building Strong Bonds Despite OCD Living with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can bring unique challenges to personal relationships. However, understanding, empathy, and effective communication can pave the way for strong and healthy bonds. At New Heights OCD & Anxiety Clinic in North Vancouver, BC, we emphasize the importance…
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Exploring Common OCD Subtypes: A Brief Introduction

Exploring Common OCD Subtypes: A Comprehensive Overview Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) manifests in various forms, with each subtype presenting unique challenges and symptoms. At New Heights OCD & Anxiety Clinic in North Vancouver, BC, we recognize the importance of understanding these subtypes for effective treatment and management. This article provides a…
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Navigating Daily Life with Contamination OCD: Strategies and Insights

Navigating Daily Life with Contamination OCD: Strategies and Insights Living with Contamination Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can make navigating everyday tasks challenging. This subtype of OCD, characterized by an excessive fear of contamination, often leads to time-consuming cleaning rituals and avoidance behaviors that can significantly disrupt daily routines. At New Heights…
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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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OCD vs. Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Distinguishing the Differences

OCD vs. Generalized Anxiety Disorder: Distinguishing the Differences Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) are often confused due to their overlapping symptoms, particularly concerning anxiety and worry. However, these are distinct disorders with specific characteristics and treatment approaches. At New Heights OCD & Anxiety Clinic in North Vancouver,…
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Exercise and OCD: How Physical Activity Can Ease OCD Symptoms

Exercise and OCD: How Physical Activity Can Ease OCD Symptoms For individuals grappling with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), managing symptoms can be a constant challenge. Alongside traditional treatments like therapy and medication, exercise emerges as a powerful tool in the battle against OCD. At New Heights OCD & Anxiety Clinic in…
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Navigating OCD Surges: Key Insights and Support Strategies

Navigating OCD Surges: Key Insights and Support Strategies Individuals with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can experience periods of heightened symptoms known as OCD surges. These episodes can be intense and challenging not only for those who have OCD but also for those around them. New Heights OCD & Anxiety Clinic is…
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Navigating Parenthood While Managing OCD

Managing OCD While Being a Parent Parenthood is a journey filled with its own set of challenges and joys. For parents living with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), these challenges can be intensified. At New Heights OCD & Anxiety Clinic in North Vancouver, BC, we understand the unique struggles faced by parents…
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OCD in the Workplace: Strategies for Success and Understanding

OCD in the Workplace: Strategies for Success and Understanding Navigating the professional world can be challenging for individuals with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD). At New Heights OCD & Anxiety Clinic in North Vancouver, BC, we recognize the importance of understanding and effectively managing OCD in the workplace. This article aims to…
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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…