Not a Personality Trait The often-heard phrase, “I’m so OCD” is discouraging and invalidating to individuals who are diagnosed with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. And it misses just how severe symptoms can be. According to the International OCD Foundation, people with OCD are not “quirky,” “eccentric,” or “crazy.” The symptoms of this disorder are real and […]
Obsessive-compulsive disorder or OCD affects millions of people around the world and causes obsessive patterns of behavior that can be hard to break. Thankfully, OCD support groups can help someone manage their OCD in positive ways. In fact, according to the International OCD Foundation, there are currently 300 OCD groups like this in the world.
Do you find yourself double-checking things over and over? Do you get stuck in repetitious thoughts or behaviors? If these sound familiar, you may be exhibiting symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD. Here are three signs that suggest you should consider contacting an OCD treatment clinic. 1. You Have Intrusive Thoughts That Won’t Go Away