Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder in which the individual becomes trapped in a pattern of repetitive thoughts and behaviors that are senseless and distressing but extremely difficult to overcome. For information about obsessive-compulsive disorder, check these sites.
Anxiety Disorders Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
A basic fact sheet from the National Mental Health Association.
Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation
Overviews of OCD and related disorders, treatments, OCD in children, and medication; information about the organization; chat room; and more.
OCD Online
Written by a clinical psychologist, this site focuses on the cognitive-behavioral treatment of OCD.
What is obsessive-compulsive disorder?
A concise fact sheet from the American Academy of Family Physicians.
Related subjects:
Anxiety Disorders
Mental Illness