I have recently been diagnosed with obsessive compulsive personality disorder and along with talk therapy I also take medication.Currently I am on 30mg Remeron and 150mg Luvox. My doctor has advised that it will take several months to see a positive effect but since I haven't had a major improvement in the past 6 months I am soon replacing Luvox with Clomipramine . There are days that i feel almost 'normal' like my old self but the are other days too where I feel helpless and panicky with my obsessive thoughts ( about anything from getting older and being alone to not wanting to have sex and thus that makes me a freak etc) on full force. I do mental checking almost constantly and when I get myself not thinking about these things I automatically put them in my head again. I was hoping that therapy and medication would at least make things much smoother but so far I haven’t seen a big improvement. From your own experience how long does it take to see a positive effect once you have been diagnosed with OCD? What medication is best to treat it? Will clomipramine help or will I be like that for ever?
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