Information resources

Intended for: Concerned about a related disorder

Our Factsheets 9 resources

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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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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Self Advocacy information and worksheets 14 resources

Information and worksheets to help you to navigate the treatment system and to communicate more effectively.
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A simple guide to help you identify which routes you can take to access treatment for your OCD or BDD
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Information and top tips to help you to develop a plan of action so you can self advocate.
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The first step to self advocating is making a plan, this worksheet will help you set out what it is that you want to achieve.
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Communicating effectively is essential when it comes to self advocating. This guide provides information and useful tips to help you communicate clearly to ensure you are being heard.
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A useful resource which will help you prepare for any upcoming meetings and/or appointments.
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It can be difficult to describe the symptoms of your OCD/BDD, but the information you provide the healthcare professional with is vital in ensuring you receive the right diagnosis/treatment.
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A brief overview of the recommended treatments for OCD/BDD.
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A useful worksheet to help you plan for meetings and appointments.
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A useful worksheet to help you summarise important appointments.
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Information and tips on how to effectively communicate through letter writing.
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Information and tips on how to effectively communicate during telephone calls.
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A useful way to keep track of telephone conversations.
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CMHTs are secondary care services provided by the NHS. They are made up of a multi-disciplinary team of mental health professionals working with adults, often between 18 and 65.
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Videos and Presentations 16 resources

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 talk given by Professor David Veale at our 2018 National Conference.
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A presentation given by Dr Lynne Drummond at our 2018 National Conference.
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An inspirational speech about overcoming intrusive thoughts, given by Rose Bretécher at our 2018 National Conference.
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An inspirational speech given by David and Laurenne Goldstone at our 2018 National Conference.
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A truly inspirational speech given by Chair of the OCD Youth Panel, Richard Taylor, at our 2018 National Conference.
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A Q&A session with crew and contributors from the film 'UNSTUCK: An OCD Kids Movie', which took place at our 2018 National Conference.
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A workshop delivered by the OCD Action Advocacy team on how to get what you want using self-advocacy skills.
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A question and answer session about effective treatment for OCD, with Professor David Veale, Dr Lynne Drummond, Dr Rob Willson, Dr Amita Jassi and Ashley Curry.
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Campaigning 2 resources

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 8 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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A guest post written by Ariel V.T, a writer and mental health advocate, writing for trichstop.com.
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Books and further reading 1 resource

Books focusing on OCD related Disorders
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External Links 2 resources

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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