OCD is a type of anxiety that happens
as a result of the brain adapting to overwhelming stress and
worry. There is a genetic factor in many cases of OCD. Kids with OCD worry a
Sometimes they feel afraid that bad things could possibly happen
to them, sometimes they feel that something bad could happen to
people they love, or sometimes they feel like they have to get
things "just right" and have to check to make sure.
People with OCD
worry so much that they can spend many hours, or even the whole
day, worrying about things and trying to make sure the bad
things they worry about don't happen.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder:
Excessive fear of infection
Ritual hand washing
Compulsive checking of electrical
Compulsive checking of locks
People with OCD realize that what
they are doing is not appropriate. The behavior can interfere
with usual daily tasks like going to work or school. I
have treated many people with OCD. Call me today!