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Could video recordings alleviate OCD for most people?

For example, while performing an important task on a computer, the user can take a video of the session using software such as the QuickTime Player.

When not on a computer, the user could use an iPhone say to record videos/pictures while checking water taps, the oven, locking the front door, etc.

Note that the videos/pictures would be timestamped automatically.

Would this treatment be effective for most people?

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    May 17 2011: I don't think that this would be useful. OCD is a lot more than just flipping light switches and checking to make sure the stove of off.

    Seema C is correct in saying that a good doctor and a strong support network is the best thing that is realistically possible with today's resources... But Seema C's assertation that this was a surveillance tool to watch the OCD sufferer is incorrect. I believe this system is meant to be an enabling tool for the person with OCD acting as some sort of external memory aid... As if OCD was a memory or self-trust problem...
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      Jun 22 2011: Conner ................OCD is a self-trust problem
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    Feb 17 2011: I can't see the benefit.
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    Feb 17 2011: Please, you do not need to police the OCD effected person.

    My personal opinion would be that the OCD person needs to have a great friend who can confort and alert the OCD person. It is all a matter of mind. Technology will just provide the data. But the mind of the OCD affected person would still be forced to do compulsive thinking. A good doctor and a great friend would help the OCD person and not a policing technology.
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      Jun 23 2011: Seema......................I agree. I was a victim of OCD many years ago and I had to make a choice at one time............do I believe I turned the iron off or go check again. This is strange..but I decided that I did turn it off and said to myself I don't give a d### if the house burns down , I am not going back. From that time on I have no problem with checking and rechecking. Oh sometimes I cannot remember if I did or didn't but that is not compulsive. I actually don't remember.