Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Anthony "Ant" McCreary

What Is OCD?

OCD is an anxiety disorder that causes people's fear, uncertainty, and worry to be extreme.

For example, people with OCD...

  • might do certain things repeatedly. These are called rituals, or compulsions
  • worry about certain things not being " in order", or "just right"

How does OCD affect someone?

Does it go by other names?

OCD is the only nickname for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, and the two are used interchangeably.