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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Treatment

WHAT IS OCD?

OCD is represented by diverse symptoms inclusive of:

  • Obsessions- intrusive and recurrent thought’s, feeling’s and idea’s such as thoughts of contamination, unwanted sexual thoughts, religious obsessions, etc.
  • Compulsions- conscious, standard and recurrent behavior/s like counting, checking, etc.
  • A person may experience either obsessions or compulsions or even both. An individual with OCD recognizes the irrationality of his/her obsessions and views his/her compulsion as an unwanted behavior.

WHAT ARE THE SYMPTOMS OF OCD?

Signs of obsessions are as follows:

  • Excessive concern and disgust with dirt, germs, bodily wastes, etc.
  • Need to maintain order or symmetry.
  • Fearing that something terrible is going to happen.
  • Religious concerns or excessive praying.
  • Being preoccupied with lucky and unlucky numbers.
  • Intrusive sounds.
  • Compulsion behavior is usually manifested as:
  • Excessive and ritualistic bathing, hand washing, brushing of teeth, grooming, etc.
  • Repetitive rituals like walking in and out of a door, up and down on the chair, etc.
  • Excessive checking of doors, locks, home appliances, etc.
  • Ordering and arranging things again and again
  • Counting
  • Cleaning
  • Hoarding and collecting

Miscellaneous (e.g.- spitting, licking, having a special pattern of dressing)

OCD

AM I SUFFERING FROM OCD IF I LIKE MY THINGS A CERTAIN WAY?

Only when the individual recognizes that his/her obsessions and compulsions are becoming time consuming and significantly start interfering with the persons daily routine, relationships and social-occupational functioning, it can be termed as an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.

Our Care & Treatment

If you find yourself experiencing similar symptoms, it would be best to seek professional help.

Email us at info@psycare.in  or book an appointment at +91 11 4016 7031 or +91 9871123430.

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