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Obsessive-compulsive Personality Disorder Treatments

Treatment

Talk with your doctor about the best treatment plan for you. Treatment options include:

Counseling

Counseling that includes psychotherapy or cognitive behavior therapy can help people with OCPD learn to have fun, avoid over-intellectualizing, and address control issues.

Medications

In some cases, anti-depressant medications can help reduce obsessive-compulsive personality traits. However, overall, long-term use of medications for OCPD have not been helpful. They may be used, though, to treat an another condition, like depression .

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. Copyright © 2021 EBSCO Publishing All rights reserved.

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