Get Treatment For Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

July 26, 2010 Updated Jul 26, 2010 at 6:40 PM EDT

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July 26, 2010 Updated Jul 26, 2010 at 6:40 PM EDT

They are obsessed with being perfect and have a fear of germs, but doctors say there is help out there for people with obsessive compulsive disorder.
One doctor in Philadelphia takes OCD sufferers on a tour where the goal is to get them out into the community to face some of their biggest fears. Unlike those with phobias, OCD sufferers constantly think about their fears, which tends to disrupt their daily lives.
Teaching sufferers to stand up to the obsession has worked for some. Doctors say with treatment, OCD can be overcome.

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