Users' questions

How do I get help for Pocd?

How do I get help for Pocd?

POCD Treatment The most effective treatment for POCD is exposure and response prevention therapy (ERP). ERP is a form of cognitive-behavioral therapy typically delivered once a week for several months. During this therapy, patients learn about OCD, how OCD works in general, and how it works for them in particular.

Will Pocd go away?

The condition often goes undiagnosed or misdiagnosed. The good news is that POCD is treatable just like any other subtype of OCD.

How do I know its POCD?

Like any subtype, POCD involves obsessions (intrusive, unwanted thoughts) and compulsions (repetitive behaviors aimed at getting rid of the distress caused by obsessions). But with POCD, symptoms follow a very specific theme: unwanted sexual thoughts about children.

Is Pocd rare?

pOCD seems rare, but it isn’t.

What triggers Groinal response?

Anxiety and arousal This attention and the anxiety you are feeling may actually increase blood flow and physical arousal. This can make you feel as if you are aroused by the intrusive thoughts when in fact the opposite is true. Many people with this type of OCD call this ‘groinal response’.

Is it possible for POCD to get better?

POCD can get better or worse on its own; it can also shift into another form of OCD. Exposure and response prevention therapy and some medications have been shown to be effective for OCD; there is little reason to believe POCD is any different.

What happens if you tell someone you have POCD?

NOTHING you tell us will be repeated, noted down or used against you in any way… your conversations with us about anything at all are confidential and strictly so under the policies we hold as an organisation and also through the BACP’s confidentiality policies. If you have POCD you are NOT a risk to anyone at all and we will not treat you as such.

How to overcome POCD with the Linden Method?

Immediately you arrive in The Linden Method members area, you will get specific guidance about recovery from POCD and every other thought and symptom you experience FAST. This simple instruction audio will provide you with the information you need in order to understand POCD’s true nature and to remove it fully, quickly and simply.

What’s the difference between OCD and POCD?

What is POCD? Pedophilic obsessive-compulsive disorder (POCD) is an informal name for OCD when the primary symptom is pedophilic obsessions. It is a sub-type of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). POCD is sometimes considered a version of “ pure O ” OCD or purely obsessive OCD.

POCD can get better or worse on its own; it can also shift into another form of OCD. Exposure and response prevention therapy and some medications have been shown to be effective for OCD; there is little reason to believe POCD is any different.

What is POCD and what are the symptoms?

POCD – What is it, symptoms, self-assessment and open for you. POCD, or Pedophilia Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a subtype of OCD. POCD refers to difficult and disturbing intrusive thoughts regarding children. Both men and women can have these difficult thoughts.

Can a person with POCD harm a child?

Both men and women can have these difficult thoughts. People living with POCD have no desire to harm a child, yet they’re tormented by thoughts of doing so. Having this subtype can lead the individual to feel alone, panic, anguish, shame and depression.

What are the different types of treatment for POCD?

POCD Treatments 1 Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), 2 Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), 3 Mindfulness based techniques like those found in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).