Tuesday, July 7, 2009

7 ways to know if you have OCD

Carolyn Clifford: Health Edge

One of 50 adults in the United States has obsessive compulsive disorder, or OCD. The obsessive part involves unwanted thoughts, fears or images that cannot be avoided or controlled. The compulsive part is the constant performing of rituals or routines in the hope they will make the compulsions go away.

We all have worries and concerns that weigh on our minds from time to time, but how do you know when you need to seek professional help? Here are seven indications you may suffer with OCD. ..." More