Hoarding disorder is more than just collecting; it involves compulsive behaviour that can impact daily life. Learn more, with links to sources of help.
Diagnosis of OCD
There is no ‘test’ for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), but a diagnosis is based on an assessment of the person’s behaviours, thoughts and feelings.
Addiction withdrawal symptoms
For someone recovering from a physical or psychological addiction, they may have withdrawal symptoms when they try to quit. Withdrawal symptoms are different for different people and can be mild or severe.
Treatments for OCD
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) can be treated, enabling people with OCD to live happier lives. Seeing a doctor is the first step to recovery.
Symptoms of OCD
If you or someone you know displays OCD symptoms to the extent that it affects quality of life, visit a doctor for an assessment.
5 things people with Down syndrome want you to know
About 1 in every 1,100 babies born has Down syndrome — and most will enjoy a long, healthy life. Here's what you need to know about Down syndrome (Trisomy 21).
People with a gambling addiction will continue to gamble even if it means risking their financial security, relationships or home, but help is available.