Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that is characterized by the sufferer experiencing repeated obsessions and/or compulsions that interfere with the person’s ability to function socially, occupationally, or educationally, either as a result of the amount of time that is consumed by the symptoms or the marked fear or other distress suffered by the person. There are four types of OCD: obsessions that are aggressive, sexual, religious or harm-related with checking compulsions; obsessions about symmetry that are accompanied by arranging or repeating compulsions; obsessions of contamination are associated with cleaning compulsions; and symptoms of hoarding.

Some famous people with OCD are:

  • Jessica Alba
  • Cameron Diaz
  • David Beckham
  • Justin Timberlake
  • Charlie Sheen
  • Billy Bob Thornton
  • Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Harrison Ford
  • Donald Trump

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