How Do You Cope With Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?
• Get your condition diagnosed properly. Chances are, if you’re reading this article, that you have either already been diagnosed with OCD or seriously suspect it. See a psychologist and get your condition diagnosed. You might be suffering from OCD if you have any of the following symptoms. • A habit to check everything multiple times. This includes things like checking that you have locked your car door many times, turning the lights on and off a set number of times to see that they really are off, checking that you have locked your car door, checking many times that your door is locked, checking that you have locked your car door, and repeating things over and over. People who suffer from OCD usually realize that their obsessions are irrational. • An obsession with hand-washing or dirt/contamination. People suffering from this will wash their hands after touching anything they consider “contaminated”. • Intrusive thoughts. Some people with OCD suffer from intrusive thoughts: thoughts