Jonas

Hello, I am Jonas Eriksson. I suffered from severe OCD for many years and have now recovered. My OCD is related to an autoimmune disorder called Autoimmune basal ganglia disorder. Sadly I was undiagnosed for 27 years. The inflammation put my brain to be in a state of constant terror. By sharing helpful information, I hope someone will get motivated to seek treatment and learn more about OCD and related disorders.

Treatment-resistant OCD

Treatment-resistant OCD: Hope for Those Who Don’t Respond to Standard Treatment Did you know that one in three people with OCD does not respond to standard treatment? It can be a frustrating and discouraging reality for those struggling with this disorder.  However, there is hope! This article will discuss treatment-resistant OCD and some of the …

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OCD patient receiving Ketamin from a nurse

Ketamine for OCD

Ketamine for OCD: A Promising New Treatment Option New evidence suggests that neurotransmitters glutamate may be to blame in some Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) cases. Ketamine is a drug that has been used for years in the medical field for various purposes. A study for OCD using Ketamine showed that it may be an effective treatment …

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OCD sufferers closing eyes with hands she has a Harm OCD attack

Harm OCD

What is OCD

A Comprehensive Guide: what is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, how do you know if you have it, and what can you do about it? Obsessive-compulsive disorder OCD is a mental disorder that features unwanted thoughts and fears (obsessions) that lead to repetitive and compulsive behaviors (compulsions). These obsessions and compulsions interfere with daily activities, cause significant distress, and be …

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Suicide OCD sufferer pointing finger to her head as a suicide sign

Suicidal OCD

How Suicidal OCD Impacts Lives  When we think of OCD, the first thing that comes to mind is often compulsions like hand-washing or checking locks multiple times. However, there is another side to OCD – that can lead people to have intrusive thoughts of suicide. This condition is called suicidal OCD, and it impacts the …

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Relationship OCD

A comprehensive guide to Relationship OCD (ROCD) Relationship OCD (also known as ROCD) is a form of OCD that involves obsessive/intrusive thoughts and compulsions regarding the nature of one’s relationship(s). ROCD is a common subtype of obsessive-compulsive disorder; however, currently, there isn’t a reliable clinical estimate available for how many people have it. The aim …

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Perinatal OCD

A comprehensive guide to Perinatal OCD Perinatal OCD is a form of OCD that occurs in women during pregnancy; it denotes the period between conception of pregnancy and 1 year after childbirth, and is usually characterized by the sufferer having irrational/intrusive thoughts, mental images and compulsions to do with harming the fetus or child. Perinatal …

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