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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Pranay*was working as a program developer when he and his family decided to visit Dr
Vohra.
Around 8 years ago, Pranay was in his final year of college when he began experiencing
difficulties in concentrating on his studies.Pranay used to remain lost in his thoughts which
would come repeatedly and would not stop despite his best efforts.He would recognize
them illogical and used to often find himself over-analyzing things. Despite these difficulties,
Pranay managed to give his final year exams and graduated college with difficulty.
After some time, Pranay’s symptoms worsened in nature. He now began to experience a
the constant need to arrange things in a particular order, maintain excessive cleanliness and

engage in repetitive behavior like repeatedly checking locks, doorknobs, and gas knobs.
His condition worsened to the point where he began to have suicidal thoughts and that was
when his parents consulted a psychiatrist, who diagnosed him with OCD. After taking
treatment for 2 years, Pranay felt a 60-70% improvement in his personal life.
However, Pranay was far from normal. He was still experiencing difficulty in concentrating on
work and always had a constant fear/doubt of having left something important (which made
him revisit and recheck things). Even if he used to go out from his cabin, he would find
himself checking all the things and papers on his desk to make sure that he hasn’t forgotten
anything. With the discontinuation of meds, these issues increased. Pranay used to get
increasingly disturbed if things were contaminated or not arranged in an orderly fashion. His
anxiety began to increase with every passing day and he started feeling increasingly
dissatisfied and low, with no will to either work or prepare for higher studies. These
symptoms further began attacking Pranay’s self-esteem and confidence, due to which he
often used to find himself unable to answer logically or grasp and retain things at his
workplace.
After his consultation with Dr. Vohra, Pranay was diagnosed with drug-resistant Obsessive-
Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Post his diagnosis, a comprehensive treatment plan,
consisting of medications and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, was initiated for Pranay.
Consequently, this tailored intervention formulated by Dr. Vohra, aided in making a
remarkable recovery. Today, he continues to work in of the top tech companies in the
country and remains eternally grateful for the treatment and support provided by Dr. Vohra
and his team.

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