What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a stress-related disorder characterized by repetitive, irrational, and unwanted thoughts, often breeding compulsive behavior to manage anxiety.
What are the symptoms?
- Obsession: where an unwanted, intrusive and often distressing thought, image or urge repeatedly enters your mind
- Compulsions: repetitive behaviors that you feel driven to perform, meant to reduce anxiety related to obsessions or prevent something bad from happening