Obsessive-compulsive neurosis; OCD
There are many types of obsessions and compulsions. One example is an excessive fear of germs and the compulsion to repeatedly wash the hands to ward off infection.
The person usually recognizes that the behavior is excessive or unreasonable.
According to The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) about 40 million American adults who are 18 and older have an anxiety disorder.... Read more »
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a type of anxiety disorder characterized by obsessions, or pervasive and upsetting thoughts, and... Read more »
"A thought connected to OCD is probably more prevalent in my life than any other thought in the course of a day." ... Read more »