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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.

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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.

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Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

For people with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), unwanted negative thoughts can be constant and can start to take control of their lives.

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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.

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Mastering OCD

Mastering OCD is an app designed to lessen the symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder. It’s downloadable from the Google Play Store and Apple iOS Store.

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Causes of OCD

Research into the causes of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) suggests both stress and environmental factors play a role.

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Hoarding disorder

Hoarding disorder is more than just collecting; it involves compulsive behaviour that can impact daily life. Learn more, with links to sources of help.

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Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT)

Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) is a type of psychotherapy that helps a person to change unhealthy or damaging thinking habits, feelings and behaviours.

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Symptoms of mental illness

If a person is affected by mental illness, they may display a severe change in their thoughts, mood or behaviour. Symptoms of mental illness can include anxiety, depression and anger.

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Do I need antidepressants?

Antidepressant medication can be useful in the treatment of moderate to severe depression and some anxiety related conditions.

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