Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition characterized by distressing, intrusive, obsessive thoughts and repetitive, compulsive physical or mental acts. The obsessions or compulsions cause marked distress are time-consuming and interfere with a person's normal function. Indications of OCD can occur in children and teenagers, with the disease usually beginning gradually and worsening with age. Symptoms of OCD can be mild or severe. Some people experience obsessive thoughts only without engaging in compulsive behaviour.