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Nebraska Mental Health Centers PC
(402) 228-2500
909 Court St
Beatrice, NE
Industry
Mental Health Professional, Psychologist

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New Beginnings Behavorial Health
(402) 228-6446
829 W Court St Ste 4
Beatrice, NE
Industry
Mental Health Professional

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Wayne R. Price
(402) 239-2508
711 N 8th St
Beatrice, NE
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Arkansas
Credentialed Since: 1975-11-26

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Region V Service
(402) 228-3228
2315 Centennial Rd
Beatrice, NE
Industry
Mental Health Professional

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Family Mental Health Clinic Pc
(402) 228-2533
1216 S 8th St
Beatrice, NE
 
Lutheran Family Services
(402) 223-3810
5109 W Scott Rd Ste 417
Beatrice, NE
Industry
Mental Health Professional

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Michael C. Renner
(402) 228-2533
Family Mental Hlth Clinic P.C.
Beatrice, NE
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Missouri - Columbia
Credentialed Since: 1976-03-25

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Leland C. Zlomke
(402) 806-1700
Pediatric Psychology Associates
Beatrice, NE
Services
Disorder Diagnosed in Infancy-Adolescence (e.g., ADHD, LD, MR, or Pervasive Devel Disorder), Psychoeducational Evaluation, Psychological Assessment, Child Custody Evaluation, Problem Related to Abuse or Neglect (e.g., domestic violence, child abuse)
Ages Served
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Infants (0-2 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Credentialed Since: 1988-02-26

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Lynn Bogart
(402) 674-3236
976 East Walnut Road
Wymore, NE
Services
Disorder Diagnosed in Infancy-Adolescence (e.g., ADHD, LD, MR, or Pervasive Devel Disorder), Psychoeducational Evaluation, Psychological Assessment, School-based Consultation
Ages Served
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Credentialed Since: 2010-08-30

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Blue Valley Behavioral Health Jcaho Accredited
(402) 228-3386
1123 N 9th St
Beatrice, NE
 
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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - OCD

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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What Is OCD?

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, OCD, is an anxiety disorder and is characterized by recurrent, unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and/or repetitive behaviors (compulsions). Repetitive behaviors such as handwashing, counting, checking, or cleaning are often performed with the hope of preventing obsessive thoughts or making them go away. Performing these so-called "rituals," however, provides only temporary relief, and not performing them markedly increases anxiety.

 Causes

Growing evidence reveals  that OCD has a biological basis. OCD is no longer attributed to family problems or to attitudes learned in childhood. Instead, the search for causes now focuses on the interaction between biological factors and environmental influences.

Research suggests that OCD involves problems in communication between parts of the brain. These problems may be caused by insufficient levels of certain brain chemicals, called neurotransmitters. Drugs that increase the brain concentration of these chemicals often help improve OCD symptoms.

 Signs & Symptoms

People with OCD may be plagued by persistent, unwelcome thoughts or images, or by the urgent need to engage in certain rituals. They may be obsessed with germs or dirt, and wash their hands over and over. They may be filled with doubt and feel the need to check things repeatedly.

 Treatment

Effective treatments for obsessive-compulsive disorder are available, and research is yielding new, improved therapies that can help most people with OCD and other anxiety disorders lead productive, fulfilling lives.

The most common treatment for OCD is a combination of cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy (CBT) and medication.

Behavioral therapy known as “exposure and response prevention”  is very useful for treating OCD. In this approach, a person is deliberately and voluntarily exposed to whatever triggers the obsessive thoughts (exposure) and is then taught techniques to avoid performing the compulsive rituals (response prevention). The cognitive portion of CBT is often added to E/RP to help challenge the irrational beliefs associated with OCD.

Several medications have been proven effective in helping people with OCD, particularly those that increase the level of the neurotransmitter, serotonin. These are called selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRI) and include Prozac, Paxil and Zoloft.

 Outcome

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