Obsessive – Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Obsessive-compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Obsessive-compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental disorder in which recurrent thoughts, impulses, or images cause inappro­priate anxiety and distress, followed by acts that the sufferer feels compelled to perform to alleviate this anxiety. Criteria for mood disorder diagnoses can be found in the DSMIV.