Obsessive compulsive disorder

How do I help a loved one with OCD.

OCD can be extremely distressing and can lead to significant personal, occupational and social distress. In those suffering from OCD, behaviour learned to prevent distress fail, and lead to significant disruptions in daily life.  If your loved one is suffering from OCD, it can be a confusing and distressing time for you as well. This…

What is OCD

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterized by the presence of intrusive obsessions and distressing compulsions. OCD causes considerable distress and often disrupts normal work and occupational functioning. It was once believed that OCD was a rare disorder, but its prevalence has been on the rise. Obsessions are repetitive thoughts, ideas, images or impulses that return to one's…