If obsessive thoughts or behaviors negatively impact your work, school, relationships, or health, board-certified adult psychiatrist Uzma Zafar, MD, and her expert team at Axis Psychiatry in Las Vegas, Nevada, can help. They offer up-to-date obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) treatments to enable you to manage your condition and maximize your quality of life. Schedule an appointment with Axis Psychiatry by phone or online today.
OCD is a mental health condition associated with unwanted, uncontrollable, and recurring thoughts and behaviors. OCD might make you repeat certain behaviors over and over, experience fear and anxiety, or complete ritualistic behaviors you can’t control. Treatment at Axis Psychiatry offers you symptom relief.
Common signs and symptoms often associated with OCD obsessions and compulsions include:
People with OCD have obsessive and compulsive behavior patterns. Extreme cases of OCD can negatively affect your job, school, or interpersonal relationships.
OCD can happen to anyone, but the following factors put you at risk:
Complications associated with OCD include relationship problems, suicidal thoughts or behaviors, health problems, and a poor overall quality of life.
To diagnose OCD, Dr. Zafar reviews your symptoms and discusses your medical history. She completes a physical examination and psychiatric evaluation to determine if you suffer from OCD, another mental health disorder, or a combination of both.
Your individualized OCD treatment plan might include:
Taking certain medications can reduce symptoms, help you better cope with OCD, and improve your overall quality of life.
The Axis Psychiatry team takes a biopsychosocial, interdisciplinary approach to counseling — examining the connection between psychology, biology, and social aspects of mental health. They offer cognitive behavioral therapy to teach you coping strategies that help you thrive.
TMS is an FDA-approved, noninvasive treatment that uses electromagnetic coils and magnetic fields to stimulate nerve cells in your brain to reduce OCD symptoms.
Don’t live with severe OCD obsessions or compulsions that negatively impact your life. Schedule an appointment with Axis Psychiatry by calling the office or using the online booking tool.