Compulsion Disorder : Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Someone suffering from a compulsive disorder, also called compulsion neurosis, has suffered from obsessions which often also compulsions are performed. Someone is aware that the forced exaggerated, yet he can not quit. The compulsion is a way to avoid fear. To by the compulsion disorder to come off, you usually is referred to a cognitive behavioral therapist. There will be obsolete where the coercion comes from and in small steps, you will learn the confrontation with the fear to enter.

What is a compulsion disorder
Someone suffering from a compulsive disorder has loads of forced thoughts (obsessions) often are also compulsive actions (compulsions). This mental illness is also called obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) called. It is a way to avoid a certain fear. Even though does anyone know that the compulsion makes no sense, yet he can not quit. When there is not given in to the coercion, the fear will only increase. For example, someone can become obsessed by a fear. He will wash his hands go as ritual. Anyone can eventually get more than fifty times a day wash his hands go and can no longer stop here.

It can be difficult to ask for help. People often want to keep it hidden and be ashamed of their compulsion. In General, coercion very treatable and it is better to start the treatment at an early stage. A GP can itself launch a treatment, but usually he will refer you to a cognitive behavioral therapist. Psychotherapy in the treatment of forced plays an important role. There is chosen for cognitive therapy and behavior therapy. You talk to the therapist about your obsessions and Act and what happens to you. Feelings and thoughts are discussed. It's supposed to be very careful to enter into confrontation with your anxiety, where you both talk like practice.

Cognitive behavioral therapy
The better you work with your therapist, the greater the chance of success. You should make sure that you can trust each other and can find the well with each other. Be honest and open and stick to the agreements. It can be very difficult to be open and honest, because it's very personal. Consider what you expect from your therapist. In the treatment of coercion are both cognitive therapy and behavior therapy important. Usually they are combined into "cognitive behavioral therapy".

Avoidance behaviour addressing
Usually it takes the to people to overcome their compulsion and that they are able to lead a normal life. The sooner you start treatment, the greater the chance of success. Someone with a compulsion disorder uses the compulsion to avoid a fear if avoidance behaviour. The key of success of the therapy is not focused on fear itself, but on it because of the fear, namely the avoidance behavior. By what to do to the avoidance behaviour, you grab the fear and the compulsion will decrease.

Exercise and talk
Along with the cognitive behavioral therapist practice your careful the fearful situations. You will not be thrown in the deep end and step by step you will be faced with your anxiety. In the beginning it may induce fear because you no longer runs away, but eventually you will find that exercise and talk about it impact. After a while it will decrease the fear and therefore the compulsion. Fear is very annoying, but you learn to avoid by not more by the therapy.

Cognitive therapy
In cognitive therapy looks at how you deal with a particular situation, what you think, feel and do. In this approach, you come to understanding of certain emotions and dynamics. The compulsion is not there choice and it is a result of how you deal with situations. Once you understand this behavior, you'll be able to check the compulsion. This is a very big step toward recovery. If coercion is no longer the boss about you, you can work towards a normal life.

How long does therapy
Some people think that cognitive behavioral therapy takes a long time, but that doesn't have to be that way. Usually there are between 10 and 20 talks with a frequency of once a week. When you next to your coercion still suffering from other symptoms such as depression, it takes more time. It is on the deeper cause. When someone has experienced something very strong, for example abuse in childhood, therapy will take longer.

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