Obsessive Compulsive Disorder FAQ - Questions & Answers

16 Questions
Last Updated: July 19th, 2018

My OCD doesn't seem to fit the stereotypes. Are there different types of OCD?

Answers: 61 | Last Answer: July 19th, 2018

Feeling cooped up at home - what should I do?

Answers: 35 | Last Answer: July 13th, 2018

What is the difference between Perfectionism and OCD?

Answers: 48 | Last Answer: July 12th, 2018

Can OCD tendencies naturally decrease with age?

Answers: 30 | Last Answer: July 8th, 2018

How can I explain my OCD to others?

Answers: 2 | Last Answer: June 26th, 2018

Can a person have more than one type of OCD?. Do they affect the person at different times?

Answers: 1 | Last Answer: June 26th, 2018

What does it feel like to have OCD?

Answers: 3 | Last Answer: May 29th, 2018

How do I know I have OCD without therapist help?

Answers: 2 | Last Answer: May 14th, 2018

How can I tell people that OCD is a real condition, not a synonym for liking things to be neat?

Answers: 6 | Last Answer: March 27th, 2018

When I am at school, every time I touch a computer, borrow a pencil, or touch underneath a chair, I have to wash my hands afterwards. Is this a problem, am I overthinking?

Answers: 1 | Last Answer: December 24th, 2017

When I get an irrational thought sometimes it takes over my being and no matter what anyone says I can't seem to control my thoughts?

Answers: 1 | Last Answer: December 18th, 2017

How do people with OCD deal with intrusive thoughts that have a religious theme? Other thoughts I can rationalize, but since I can't prove or disprove religion I can't rationalize these thoughts.

Answers: 3 | Last Answer: May 16th, 2017

ex left me when he was depressed and had an OCD spike, said he was confused about his feelings, still has a lot of love for me and care, but is really confused, how do I move on?

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How to explain OCD to relatives?

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I have issues with doing things impulsively? How do you stop?

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For as long as I can rememeber, I have torn up and rolled tissue paper, fabric into balls and rolled it between my finger nails. It gives me a relief like satisfaction. What is wrong with me?

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