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The treatment of children with OCD with the AFOP method

The treatment of children with OCD with the AFOP method How does being a child influence an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder treatment? In reality the symptoms, causes, and consequences in their daily life are very similar

What to do when you have difficulties adapting to a new situation?

What to do when you have difficulties adapting to a new situation? One of the problems that we frequently treat in IPITIA, our center in Barcelona, Spain, is adjustment disorder. An adjustment disorder is an

How to help a loved one who suffers from OCD?

How to help a loved one who suffers from OCD? Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a problem that not only affects those who have it but also their family and loved ones. If you know someone

Does suffering from OCD mean I am becoming crazy?

Does suffering from OCD mean I am becoming crazy? One of the most frequent fears our patients suffer from is the fear of becoming crazy. Many times they directly ask us “do you think I’m

Mindfulness or Meditation

Mindfulness or Meditation One of the questions that most beginners in Mindfulness ask me is: What is the difference between Mindfulness and Meditation? Aren’t they the same? This is a perfectly legitimate question since there

Liquid Modernity and its role in Neurosis

Liquid Modernity and its role in Neurosis   The concept of Liquid Modernity was first adopted by the Polish sociologist and philosopher Zygmunt Bauman (1925-2017. He was a genius and was able to capture our

Codependency and Anxiety

Codependency and Anxiety Codependency is a term that derives from addiction therapy. It is used to describe a repeated pattern of behavior which produces pain and is caused by a sickening and alienating relationship with

What are the most common causes of OCD?

What are the most common causes of OCD? The cause of OCD is officially unknown. That is weird, considering that it is a disorder that affects around 3% of the population and that it is one

Reasons to participate in the Therapeutic Week for the treatment of Obsessive Disorders

Reasons to participate in the Therapeutic Week for the treatment of Obsessive Disorders In this article I’d like to present you the Therapeutic Week, a recurring event in IPITIA. Every year we organize various Therapeutic

Is it possible to fall in love with someone of the same sex without feeling sexual attraction?

Is it possible to fall in love with someone of the same sex without feeling sexual attraction? The possible generation of anxiety in men and women who experience the sensation of falling in love in

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