Information resources

Intended for: Concerned about a related disorder, Professional

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A short film explaining OCD and the treatment available.
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Our Factsheets 12 resources

What good CBT should look like
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Understanding BDD and treatment options
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Looking at Habit disorders, skin picking and hair pulling
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Information about hair pulling know as Trichotillomania (TTM)
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Looking as the Habit Disorder Compulsive Skin Picking (CSP)
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To take with you on your first visit to your GP
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A leaflet provided by South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust, clearly explaining their recommended Hoarding Disorder treatment programme
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It can be difficult to talk to a person about getting help for their OCD. This article has some helpful suggestions about how you can broach the subject.
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An information leaflet on Perinatal OCD, taken from the Royal College of Psychiatrists website
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The British Psychological Society's guide to Hoarding Disorder
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The Centre for Clinical Interventions (CCI) of Australia's resources for overcoming Body Dysmorphia
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Advocacy and Your Rights 3 resources

Covering your rights if you are detained under the Mental Health Act because of your OCD. Please note that this is a newly revised resource.
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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a hidden condition that affects between 1-2% of the population and is frequently misunderstood. This leaflet will help you as an employer to understand OCD and how people with the condition can contribute to your workforce and deliver their best to you.
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Whether you are a tenant or a home owner, there could be times when your OCD is making your life very difficult.
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Videos and Presentations 12 resources

Getting the most out of your CBt - Paul Salkovskis
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Getting the most out of your CBT
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Video presentation on BDD and treatment options
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A look at Habit Disorders and treatment options
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A look at coping with health anxiety
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A look at how to cope with panic attacks
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A look at phobias and treatment options
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An overview of BDD by Rob Willson given at National Conference 2014
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A presentation by David Veale on OCD and depression, given at National Conference 2014
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A presentation given by David Veale at our 2015 National Conference, on whether Mindfulness meditation is relevant to OCD and BDD.
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A presentation given by Lynne Drummond at our 2015 National Conference, looking at new updates with OCD.
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A presentation on 'How we see OCD', given by journalist and author, David Adam, at our 2015 National Conference.
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Campaigning 4 resources

OCD Action's manifesto for improving access to quality treatment for people with OCD
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Template letter to MPs
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A downloadable poster for OCD Week of Action
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Facebook and Twitter banners for OCD Week of Action
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From the Online Community 7 resources

 [View the story "Week of Action - Twitter chat on changing stigma" on Storify]
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  [View the story "OCD Week of Action - twitter chat on support groups" on Storify]
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[View the story "OCD Week of Action - Twitter chat on Advocacy" on Storify]
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  [View the story "OCD Week of Action - Twitter chat on OCD, BDD and Treatment" on Storify]
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[View the story "OCD Week of Action - Twitter chat on Child and Adolescent Mental Health" on Storify]
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A booklet put together by service users from The Wirral and Liverpool areas, which combines artwork, poetry and personal stories from people battling mental health issues, and aims to inspire, provide hope and useful tips to help on the journey to recovery.
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Information and resources for HR professionals on how spot signs of OCD and support employers at work.
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Books and further reading 8 resources

Full NICE Guidelines
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Outlines how OCD should be treated
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Overview of the approved treatment for OCD
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Article about the assessment of risk in OCD
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Books focusing on OCD related Disorders
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Self-assessment competency tool for Cognitive Behavioural Therapists, taken from IAPT website.
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"When OCD Says You are a Monster" Treatment Strategies for Harm OCD & other Complex OCD; Master Clinician Workshop
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Our Reports 2 resources

Our advocacy service for adults with a diagnosis of OCD has now been running for 5 years and remains the only OCD-specific service in the UK. Our evaluation looks back over the difference we have made to the lives of those we have worked with, what we have learned along the way and how we see the future of the service.
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External Links 3 resources

Maternal OCD is a charity that focuses on support for mothers with OCD
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A website focusing on hoarding with a range of resources and further links
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Website focusing on trichotillomania
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