Are you the type of person who likes everything to be clean to a fault and arranged in a specific order? Do you find yourself fretting about those things or not being able to sleep if items are out of place? While with some individuals this is simply normal behavior, in others, it could be a symptom of obsessive compulsive disorder, or OCD for short.
Today, OCD affects one in 50 Americans. The obsessive thoughts and compulsions relating to this disorder impact approximately four million people in the USA alone. It can afflict anyone regardless of age, gender, or socioeconomic status. Even Hollywood stars have admitted to suffering from this disorder. While serious, and even grave if ignored, it is treatable.
Written with first hand knowledge, Learning to Live with OCD and Anxiety explains what OCD is, the symptoms that manifest within each of the different types, and the various treatments available. All while debunking the various myths surrounding the disorder.