Obsessive-compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Symptoms

  • Repeated thoughts/fears about germs, concerns about safety, intruders, etc
  • Can't control/stop these thoughts
  • Repeated ritualized behaviours that can't stop→ washing hands, checking doors locked/stove off, etc
  • Performing ritual relieves anxiety
  • Rituals/thoughts occupy >1h per day & interfere w/life