Mom's a compulsive folder: Normal or Nuts?
Dr. Keith Ablow weighs in
- Duration 3:03
- Date Jan 9, 2013
Dr. Keith Ablow weighs in
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Seven well it's a question that we -- ask yourself some time and time and I normal car and I'm not just got to keep that was here to answer some your -- emails this morning.
Good morning -- they -- out or paying.
But get this first one and says my mom has to fold -- wash -- a certain way.
The -- must be in a certain spot when she -- them if not she will -- -- all of the wash cloth.
Is she normal -- -- that.
Your mom is not normal -- right.
Because this is like -- death defying inclusive obsessive compulsive disorder.
-- wanna have to do that -- it's a compulsion -- believe you think you must do.
And guess what.
These things -- -- screen so people believe in my life will be okay if everything's lined up.
Guess what that's just it's a curtain behind which you're late isn't all okay you -- -- find out what's messy in my existence.
That I'm convinced myself that the titles are perfect it'll all be fine get help psychiatrist.
Help with a lot of women have this issue that a lot of well -- -- -- that with the legal.
Yeah well maybe not the labeled that's a little it to the extreme right okay what I.
That's the defining symptom here.
Right next to what every year I spend so much time looking forward to the holiday season and want to follow -- fall into a depression for a few good weeks or.
For a few weeks is this normal.
Think that that is pretty norm thing.
Number one there's all this hype around the holiday I was supposed to be swept up and exhilarated.
But behind that people often -- somber.
And here's what I'd recommend find out is it really the holiday or is there something else in your existence around wintertime.
The time of the holidays that may be playing in the back -- your -- like music did you lose -- lot.
Was there something else that happened during the season or do you suffer with winter depression right rate at which can be treated as well.
And so happy during the holidays in your life back to reality when it's all over -- the third one my shrink recently died she has been giving me the same.
Medications for years says 48080 so how -- -- find someone new.
-- -- I -- so anxious about this second hardly sleep.
Is this normal -- grappling.
Listen you know I love this question and it's normal.
Why is that normal because the ball and its form.
In third year with the doctor who's listening to your life story I hope not just -- medicine.
Is very strong how do you find somebody else you ask a few friends -- and and there's nothing wrong with that there's no there should be no stigmatizing us -- -- have you -- worked with a psychiatrist who was very helpful and then visit -- few.
I think you get a click with you psychiatrist and so don't be afraid to say that.
Is it three of them and hit a -- more than medication you have to have a -- generally I think the bond is so important I went to the second guy that I found not the first guy -- -- -- had to comb over that was a deal.
-- -- -- -- Dot inaccurate thank you so much -- -- -- have you on.
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