The term, an acronym for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, refers to a mental health condition that affects one in 100 children worldwide. It is characterised by recurrent, unwanted thoughts which lead to anxieties manifesting as repetitive behaviours.
OCD: blogs and stories. Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder where unwanted thoughts, urges and repetitive activities become an obstacle to living life as you want to. People who experience OCD often try to cope until they can’t hide the symptoms any longer. This can make them feel very alone and make overcoming the OCD more difficult.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Infographic - Approximately five million Americans may suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) at some point in their lives. Learn about common obsessions and compulsions as well as the therapies used to treat them. Published by Mount Sinai Health System
OCD IT IS NOT CUTE. It's having this handful of things CONTROL your life. Don't tell me you have "OCD" when you don't. You've never had an OCD anxiety attack because you couldn't fulfill your obsession. Stop calling these diseases cute. They're not. THEY SUCK.