It is important to seek treatment for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) as soon as you suspect you have it. Treatment will improve your quality of life, as well as the lives of your loved ones. If you have OCD (especially along with depression) and ar
With obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), you develop disturbing, obsessive thoughts that cause fear or anxiety. In order to rid yourself of these thoughts and relieve the fear, you perform rituals, such as repeated hand - washing or checking. Unfortuna
obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a chronic or long - term illness, and without treatment, symptoms typically come and go over time and may significantly interfere with your ability to work and have a family.
If you have a parent or sibling with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), your chance of developing OCD is slightly increased. Your risk for developing OCD is greatest from childhood to middle adulthood.