What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?

Obsessive compulsive Disorder (OCD):

Is often know for cleaning as this is the stereotype towards this. When in fact, OCD is an anxiety disorder, a disorder of the brain and behaviour.  OCD causes severe anxiety to those who suffer; resulting into obsessions and compulsions, for example, counting, checking, cleaning, tapping, etc.

Here are some useful links to find out more :

– What is OCD?: http://iocdf.org/about-ocd/
– How do I find help?: http://iocdf.org/about-ocd/finding-help/
– Facebook support group for OCD: https://www.facebook.com/EverythingOCD?fref=ts

For OCD Sufferers: 
– OCD UK: http://www.ocduk.org/

For people with other mental health disorders here are a few useful links you may find beneficial : 

– Mind: http://www.mind.org.uk/


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