Intrusive Thoughts Blog

Intrusive Thoughts are unwanted thoughts and images that can occur within OCD. Everyone can experience intrusive thoughts but they become problematic when people change the way they act in the world because of the thoughts they have in their mind. There are models of therapy that can help you with intrusive thoughts.

Dr Elaine Ryan

Exposure Response Prevention

What is ERP? Exposure Response Prevention, abbreviated to ERP, is a type of therapy designed to target, reduce and eliminate the compulsions (rituals) within OCD.

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Coronavirus and OCD

I have been updating some articles on MoodSmith, relating to OCD, specifically contamination, and decided it would be more helpful if I write my thoughts

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Thinking Errors in OCD

If you have OCD, your thoughts and images that cause you so much distress are more than likely not correct. You are probably making mistakes in your thinking, known as thinking errors or cognitive distortions. If you have OCD, your thoughts and images that cause you so much distress are more than likely not correct. You are probably making mistakes in your thinking, known as thinking errors or cognitive distortions. 

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Spectrum HOCD

I’ve been getting a few questions about ‘Spectrum HOCD’ and decided the best way to answer some of the questions was to write a post.

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