that happens to me. I would take a pill for bipolar disorder( I don’t have bp) and feel really odd and would think i’d overdose. it also mess with my memory of “did I take my pill today?” or was that the memory of me taking my pill from yesterday
Hi there! Thank you so much for sharing on here. I am so sorry you're experiencing this distress. OCD loves to trick our brains into questioning everything, and it is so irritating! As difficult as it sounds, I would suggest creating uncertainty statements around overdosing. Something like, "I may or may not overdose." I know that is probably incredibly distressing to just think about that. However, this exposure will decrease your anxiety and distress in the future. OCD is definitely powerful, but we have more power than it does! Show OCD that you are the boss! You can do this!
Thank you so much. Actually I have been doing exposure therapy and it has helped me tremendously!