Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition that causes intense anxiety due to intrusive thoughts (obsessions), resulting in a need to engage in repetitive behaviors (compulsions). OCD is treatable with medication and/or therapy. Below you’ll find a variety of resources that can help you understand and deal with OCD.
Featured Articles About OCD
Common Types of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Obsessive-compulsive disorder causes repetitive thoughts or obsessions, resulting in anxiety, distress, and urges to engage in compulsive behaviors. Most OCD symptoms involve preoccupations with contamination, checking, symmetry, or hoarding, but they can also focus on harm, sex, and morality.by: Hailey Shafir, LCMHCS, LPCS, LCAS, CCS
Is It Possible to Have Mild OCD?
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition that involves intrusive thoughts, anxiety, and compulsive rituals or behaviors. In someone with mild OCD, these symptoms may be less frequent, less intense, and less disruptive to their daily life. OCD is a highly misunderstood disorder, and certain personality traits or tendencies are often mistaken as a mild form of OCD.by: Hailey Shafir, LCMHCS, LPCS, LCAS, CCS