Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder in which a person has repeated behaviors or rituals. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how OCD develops, what the symptoms are, how to treat it, and much more.
The Basics of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Learn the basics about obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) from the experts at WebMD.
Diagnosis andTreatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
WebMD explains the diagnosis and treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Learn the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder from the experts at WebMD.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)-Exams and Tests
A diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is based on your symptoms, medical history, and a physical examination.
Cleanliness Rules Germaphobes' Lives
Germaphobes are obsessed with sanitation and feel compelled to clean excessively, but they're really suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Tony Shalhoub Takes on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Actor Tony Shalhoub advocates for obsessive compulsive disorder.
Clutter vs. Hoarding: When Should You Worry About the Mess?
When do you need to worry about the mess? Find out the difference between clutter and hoarding, and how to keep mess in check.
Harmless Pack Rat or Compulsive Hoarder?
WebMD takes a look at hoarding -- why some people are prone to keeping everything and how to treat the problem.