Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
The anxiety and shame started when Diance was 25. She was sitting in a pew at her church, where she is active in the ministry. It seemed to come out of nowhere. She felt as if she were going to jump out of her skin.
Diance doesn’t know why she felt so anxious. But she knows what she saw when the feeling overwhelmed her: a nearby woman wearing a v-neck sweater.
I’ve always had trouble throwing things away. Magazines, newspapers, old clothes… What if I need them one day? I don’t want to risk throwing something out that might be valuable. The large piles of stuff in our house keep growing so it’s difficult to move around and sit or eat together as a family.
Use Staff Entrance off 13 Mile Rd.
Follow John R. Poole Drive to the Administration Bldg.
Park in the South Parking Deck.
Meeting is in the Private Dining Room in the Admin. Bldg. See map: http://ocdmich.org/pdf_files/RoyalOakMtgMap.pdf
My experience with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) began in the summer I was seven years old. My father was planning a vacation to Florida with his girlfriend, my five-year-old brother, and me. I was so excited about seeing the beach and feeling real sand for the first time.Read
More than half of adults with untreated obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) reported their condition has a negative impact on important relationships - at work, at home, and in their personal life, according to a new national survey commissioned by the Anxiety Disorders Association of America (ADAA) and conducted by Harris Interactive. OCD is a debilitating anxiety disorder that affects more than 2 million American adults.
Patricia Gerbarg, MD
Assistant Clinical Professor in Psychiatry
New York Medical College
Richard Brown, MD
Associate Clinical Professor of Psychiatry
College of Physicians and Surgeons
If you suspect that you might suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder, also known as OCD, answer the questions below, print out the results and share them with your health care professional.
Are you troubled by the following?