Living with someone who has obsessive compulsive disorder can be challenging. It is important to acknowledge the disorder and become educated about it. Learning how to manage your own stress can be effective in coping with a family member that has obsessive compulsive disorder.
Living With & Managing OCD
OCD is known as an enduring mental illness. Through treatment methods the effects of the disorder can be managed, but it may never be cured. However, those diagnosed with OCD can live happy, normally functioning lives by learning to cope and manage their obsessions. Read articles, find support and resources on living with OCD as well as helping a loved one or family member diagnosed with the disorder.
Obsessive compulsive disorder or OCD is a brain disorder that causes the sufferer extreme anxiety, obsessions and the desire to act out on compulsions. OCD behavior not only affects the person who has it, but it also those around them as well.
What is it is like to live with OCD? For someone who doesn’t have this disorder it can be impossible to understand obsessive compulsive disorder and interfering with life. This article is intended to provide a small glimpse into that world.