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Worried about My Brother

My brother is 29 years old and has never had a job or driver’s license, and rarely leaves the house. Hi, I am concerned about my brother. He is 29 years old, still lives at home with my mother, has never had a job or a driver’s license, and rarely leaves the house. He has no friends other than people he may talk to online. He does not take very good care of himself...
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Son Has OCD and Depression

My 40-year-old son suffers from severe OCD and depression. It has become worse in the past 3 years. He has been in a relationship during that time but his partner is at the end of her rope and wants him out. He is on disability so he is home all the time and goes nowhere. He wants to move near us (not with us) but I don’t see how that will help. I was...
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I Think I Have ADD

I’m really forgetful and absent minded and as a writer I can never bring myself to finish my own projects because I get bored and try to start a new one. At school I’m terrible at math because the teacher will explain the formulas to me over and over again but I never understand it and it’s so much of a hassle I just tend to give up. I think compulsively and I feel...
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I Believe I May Have OCD

I think I may have OCD, I’ve got intrusive thoughts I sometimes think about 1 thing in particular quite a while ago I heard about someone committing a murder while sleepwalking and while I don’t really believe that I sleepwalk it still bug’s the heck out of me. Basically I’ve thought about this before not too much but mostly I’ve had terrible thoughts of what if that happened to me and I killed a...
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Primarily Obsessive OCD Help

I have been formally diagnosed with OCD, the buzz words the therapist who diagnosed me used were violence and responsibility, and through the limited therapy I went to it is was discovered that I have had OCD since before college. Through self-realization, self-diagnosis, and the help of a co-worker and her therapist sister, I have found out I have primarily obsessive OCD. I HAVE NO RITUALS. This was a concept that my therapist, at...
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Repeating Names in Head, Inner Dialogue

Ever since my cousin died on my birthday two weeks ago, I been having a lot of mental issues. I am not sure if it is related to my PMDD, Anxiety, or my OCD but I have been repeating a few certain names throughout the day, then random names pop in and out of my head, and then having bizarre thoughts, and having inner dialogue. I have never done this before and it is...
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Very Strange Behavior from Roommate’s 23-Year-Old Son: Am I in Danger?

His name is James he is 23, smoke cigarettes like crazy around 4 packs per day, has sudden violent outbursts when he thinks no one is looking. When he is cooking, he will turn his head all the way in the pan watching the food cook up close. He stares at walls and giggles to himself as if someone was making him laugh when no one’s there. He won’t answer a question properly with...
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I Can’t Stop Thinking About My Thought

From the : I am currently in a stressful time in my life. I have cystic fibrosis and am on the lung transplant list — been listed since April. I have had ups and downs of stress my entire life dealing with the disease, but this of course, is a new phase. A few weeks ago I started thinking, “What if I could never stop thinking about one thought?” It was one of those...
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I Am Concerned I Am Developing Schizophrenia

I am concerned I am developing schizophrenia. Recent events in my life have led me to believe that I may be developing this disease for several reasons. I really began to worry about a month ago. There was a period of my life when I went through heavy substance abuse and just as I was getting sober I began to notice what I think are early signs of schizophrenia. I am more spacy and...
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Need to Know Where People Live: Is This OCD?

I have this issue where I need to know where people live. If I am with someone new, I feel like I cannot trust them, but if I know where they live, then I am calm and able to start the process of trust. (If they are trustworthy). Not knowing where someone lives causes anxiety and I think about it over and over. Is there something very wrong with me? A. Your insistence on...
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Not Able to Understand Reality

I have Pure O OCD and i think i have Aspergers too. I am struggling with the OCD as thoughts often tear me down in my subconscious without any way to calm myself down. The thing i struggle with the most or would want to cure myself of first is the inability to understand what is happening in reality. for eg. If i were to enter a room i would not understand or be...
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Recurrent Thoughts, Conflicts and Impulses

I am a 22 year old Medical Student. The problem I have is recurrent, frustrating thoughts and conflicts and checking and rechecking things. For example, while studying I feel an impulse to check under the bed for any pages I may have dropped. And even after checking, I would feel the impulse again and am not able to overcome it and have to look under the bed again. Similarly while walking I may return...
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