Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What is causing my OCD?
  • What is the best treatment for me?
  • Should I go into therapy?
  • Should I see a psychiatrist or psychologist?
  • Am I more likely to have depression or other mental health issues?
  • How can I best deal with my compulsions?
  • Will a medicine help?
  • Will I have to take medicine and be in therapy the rest of my life?
  • Is there anything I can do to help myself at home?

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Reviewed/Updated: 09/15
Created: 04/94