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.
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.
Pyromania is an impulse control disorder whereby the sufferer succumbs to impulses to set fire to a building or area.
The OCD spectrum refers to a number of conditions that are closely related to obsessive compulsive behavior. Read on to find out more about these.
Kleptomania is the overwhelming, anxiety-driven urge to steal. Read on to learn more about the causes and symptoms of kleptomania.
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.
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.
Pathological gambling is an impulse control disorder that can ultimately destroy a person’s life. Read on to learn more about this form of gambling and its causes and symptoms.
While many people are familiar with OCD, they are not aware that there are a number of conditions on the obsessive-compulsive spectrum. Read on to learn about these disorders.
Someone who has an excess of invaluable items and refuses to see the non value in them, may fit the definition of a person who has compulsive hoarding syndrome.
Children with intermittent explosive disorder (IED) will impulsively act out in an overly aggressive and sometimes violent manner. But, is it a real disorder or just extreme temper tantrums?