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HOCD(Homosexual Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   I was wondering what the sythomps were of HOCD?
Doctor :   By HOCD do you mean- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?
User :   Yes
Doctor :   The patient is usually a middle aged adult
User :   yes I'm 24
Doctor :   with a an obsession- like the most common- to keep tidy
Doctor :   & a Compulsion- like to keep washing hands
User :   Being gay though I mean
Doctor :   These two characters are so strong that it interferes in the individuals
Doctor :   lifestyle
User :   I don't understand.
Doctor :   Let me give you examples
Doctor :   A patient of OCD, was Obsessed not to forget or misplace his things
Doctor :   So he had developed a Compulsion to always check the place where he had been for a while
Doctor :   & he used to check/search that place so many times
User :   I know that but I'm talking about HOCD
Doctor :   more than a dozen times, repeatedly
Doctor :   May I know what the 'H' stands for?
User :   Homosexual
Doctor :   Could you give me the full form?
Doctor :   OK
User :   Homosexual OCD
Doctor :   Obsession in this case is attraction to the same sex
Doctor :   Here the patient has confusion regarding his own sex
Doctor :   has doubts whether or not he is a homosexual
Doctor :   he will usually try to avoid people of the same sex, as he gets strong intrusive thoughts
User :   The trouble with me is overthinking, as when I first think of the thoughts I think they are great, but it's just though overthinking nearly all the time, that they turn bad.
Doctor :   but, inspite of this, the patient usually dislikes or is rather not aroused by homosexual thoughts
Doctor :   Yes I just stated the statement that you last wrote
Doctor :   Finally, do such thoughts arouse you?
User :   At first yes
Doctor :   Do homosexual thoughts give you pleasure?
User :   yes at first
Doctor :   Do you have sexual encounters with the same sex?
User :   No,
User :   I do watch gay porn though
Doctor :   Whom would you prefer for your Date/intercourse, a person of the same or different sex? or would you enjoy both?
User :   I have never tried either, so I can't really answer.
Doctor :   I am asking you about your thoughts.
Doctor :   Your preference
User :   Men, I can't really see me doing it with a woman.
Doctor :   Are you attracted to the same sex, even secretly?
User :   yes I suppose I am.
Doctor :   You are a 24 year old male right?
User :   yes
Doctor :   You must meet a sexologist or a psychiatrist
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