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Suffering with OCPD. Is there any specific drug for treating this?

I have OCPD and not OCD . They are completely different from what I have researched and learned. I have done CBT and meds including anti anxiety drugs. Do you know any drugs specific for OCPD? It seems like its really just a need to control the anxiety that comes when things don t go my way. I feel very little if any difference on the drug I have been taking. Thanks
Asked On : Sat, 29 Dec 2012
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Thanks for your query. I am unsure as to whether a psychiatrist assessed you and labelled you as "OCPD" or if it is based on your understanding. As you said rightly both are entirely different and OCPD is a personality disorder. OCPD in mild form can be one's asset as it includes punctuality, cleanliness and dedication to work thought it might be harmful if full blown as a disorder. It is not possible to change one's personality though behavioural interventions might be helpful. There is no need for any psychotropic medication if is indeed OCPD. Hope you found the information useful.
Dr Sundar Gnanavel
Answered: Fri, 4 Jan 2013
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