There are many types of OCD. Obsessions can include irrational thoughts or fears about germs, or safety. Common types of compulsions include hoarders, washers, checkers and organizers. However, there can be many other types and kinds of OCD and it can be found in men, women and children. Learn more about the many forms of obsessive compulsive behavior and how to recognize the warning signs.
Types of OCD: Hoarders, Washers, Checkers & Other Forms & Types of OCD
Spotlight on Intermittent Explosive Disorder Many people have heard of road rage, in which a driver flies off the handle over a minor traffic incident. Most may dismiss this dangerous behavior as a personality flaw, but it could be caused by intermittent explosive disorder. Read about the condition, its symptoms and its causes in this guide.
Spotlight on OCD Orderers and the Urge to Organize OCD encompasses a number of obsessive-compulsive behaviors. There are hoarders, checkers, washers and in this article we'll look at OCD orderers, people who have the urge to arrange things in particular patterns.
What is Hoarding? Hoarding is the collection of excessive clutter and the inability to rid the home of these useless items. Hoarders need help from friends, family members, and professionals to clunk the junk.