Category: visual tourettic ocd
Why Visual Tourettic OCD is Not Criminal Intrusive Staring
Criminal Intrusive Staring (CIS) and Visual Tourettic OCD (VTO) differ significantly. This article will explore the physical symptoms, psychological aspects, and potential legal consequences of CIS and VTO. It will include two real-life scenarios to illustrate their impact on the person staring and society.
An Effective Way To Understand And Manage The Visual Tic In Staring OCD
What is the fundamental difference between staring OCD and classic OCD? It is the visual tic. It’s similar to what you might see in Tourette’s syndrome. Hence, its other name Visual Tourettic OCD, or VTO. Does staring OCD involve obsessions and compulsions? Unfortunately, yes. For example, a person’s obsession might be the fear of staring. The…
How Folding Your Arms Can Help You Power Through Peripheral Staring
There are different techniques you can use to suppress the urge to look in situations I’ve just described. I’ll share one involving competing responses where a specific discomfort must overpower the premonitory urge to stare. This technique addresses the tic, not an obsession and compulsion related to it.
Staring OCD: Why You Need To Know Your Behaviours Just Before You Stare
I’ve lived with V-TOCD for many years, but I’m now in recovery. I realised to recover, you need to notice your behaviours immediately before you get the premonitory urge to stare.