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.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Medical Treatment Options
OCD can't be cured, but it can be controlled with medication, therapy, and support.
The Link Between Depression and Other Mental Illnesses
WebMD explains depression's link to anxiety, eating disorders, substance abuse, and other mental illnesses.
A glossary of terms about depression and other disorders.
Symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Common fear or OCD behavior? Use this list of common themes and symptoms to see if you're part of the OCD cycle.
Cleanliness Rules Germaphobes' Lives
Germaphobes are obsessed with sanitation and feel compelled to clean excessively, but they're really suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder.
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.
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.