Obsessive compulsive disorder is a serious psychiatric illness that affects millions of people worldwide. People with this disease struggle with intrusive thoughts and sometimes it leads to repetitive compulsive behaviour. For example, sometimes a patient might be inclined to count the lamp posts or shops on his way and if they suspect they have missed one, they go back and start the procedure all over again. They might also develop a tendency to check the doors and windows several times to…

Obsessive compulsive disorder is a serious psychiatric illness that affects millions of people worldwide. People with this disease struggle with intrusive thoughts and sometimes it leads to repetitive compulsive behaviour. For example, sometimes a patient might be inclined to count the lamp posts or shops on his way and if they suspect they have missed one, they go back and start the procedure all over again. They might also develop a tendency to check the doors and windows several times to…

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Daily Aspirin May Reduce Risk of Cancer Death. A previous study by others found daily aspirin reduced cancer death risk by 37%.

Daily Aspirin May Reduce Risk of Cancer Death. A previous study by others found daily aspirin reduced cancer death risk by 37%.

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Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Poster project by Cristy Owens.
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Concerned about Pure Obsessional OCD (Pure O)?  Take our free, confidential online test.
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The brain is an organ that can get sick or damaged like any other organ. Physical and chemical changes can effect your mood and ability to function. Yeah, it's all in your head. Because your brain is in your head, and it can get sick!

The brain is an organ that can get sick or damaged like any other organ. Physical and chemical changes can effect your mood and ability to function. Yeah, it's all in your head. Because your brain is in your head, and it can get sick!

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Grammar Pedantry Syndrome - OCD MORE OF WTF FACTS are coming HERE health and weird facts ONLY

Grammar Pedantry Syndrome - OCD MORE OF WTF FACTS are coming HERE health and weird facts ONLY

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Infographic - Approximately five million Americans may suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) at some point in their lives. Learn about common obsessions and compulsions as well as the therapies used to treat them. Published by Mount Sinai Health System

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Infographic - Approximately five million Americans may suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) at some point in their lives. Learn about common obsessions and compulsions as well as the therapies used to treat them. Published by Mount Sinai Health System

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4 Things No One Tells You About Having OCD: "OCD isn't a quirk or a set of tendencies or a BuzzFeed list; it's an incapacitating, isolating disease that makes you afraid of your own mind. Here's what it's really like to have OCD."

4 Things No One Tells You About Having OCD: "OCD isn't a quirk or a set of tendencies or a BuzzFeed list; it's an incapacitating, isolating disease that makes you afraid of your own mind. Here's what it's really like to have OCD."

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When people say they know exactly what I'm going through I can't help but laugh. They have no idea and they never will.

When people say they know exactly what I'm going through I can't help but laugh. They have no idea and they never will.

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DEPRESSION DOESNT CARE WHAT YOUR PERSONAL SITUATION IS. ASEXUALITY IS NOT ABSTINENCE OR A DISEASE.

DEPRESSION DOESNT CARE WHAT YOUR PERSONAL SITUATION IS. ASEXUALITY IS NOT ABSTINENCE OR A DISEASE.

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