Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: How to Spot the Signs


This morning on "Good Morning America" you saw a report about "Obsessed," the new A&E reality series that looks at the daily lives of people who suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder.

The disorder, commonly known as OCD, is a debilitating illness that affects more than 2 million Americans.

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, OCD is characterized by recurrent, unwanted thoughts and repetitive behaviors.

Sufferers are mainly treated through cognitive behavioral therapy, comprising talk therapy plus exposure and response prevention..." More & video

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