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Learn about a wide range of mental illnesses and how to deal with them.
You Will Need
- Physical exam
- Mental health assessment
- Brain stimulation
Get a diagnosis based on your symptoms, medical history, and a physical examination from your doctor.
Get mental health assessment
Get a mental health assessment that will evaluate your ability to think, reason, and remember, and will assess your emotional functioning.
Receive exposure and response prevention therapy. With therapy, you expose yourself to an obsession, and then deny yourself compulsive gratification.
Receive cognitive therapy
Receive cognitive behavior therapy if you need to overcome beliefs pertaining to fear and contamination.
Ask your doctor about antidepressant medication.
Receive brain stimulation
Receive brain stimulation therapy, which involves stimulating your brain directly with electricity, magnets, or implants to help with depression.
Avoid relapses by taking medication and maintaining regular therapy sessions.