Obsessive Compulsive Disorder FAQ - Questions & Answers

14 Questions
Last Updated: January 11th, 2018

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

Answers: 38 | Last Answer: January 11th, 2018

What is the difference between Perfectionism and OCD?

Answers: 35 | Last Answer: January 10th, 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

Feeling cooped up at home - what should I do?

Answers: 27 | Last Answer: December 1st, 2017

Can OCD tendencies naturally decrease with age?

Answers: 22 | Last Answer: November 24th, 2017

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

Answers: 4 | Last Answer: November 13th, 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

How do I know I have OCD without therapist help?

Answers: 1 | Last Answer: January 2nd, 2017

What does it feel like to have OCD?

Answers: 0 | Last Answer: January 1st, 1970

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

Answers: 0 | Last Answer: January 1st, 1970

How to explain OCD to relatives?

Answers: 0 | Last Answer: January 1st, 1970

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?

Answers: 0 | Last Answer: January 1st, 1970

How can I explain my OCD to others?

Answers: 0 | Last Answer: January 1st, 1970