Archives for April, 2009

Is it OCD or OCPD?

Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD) is one of the 10 specific types of personality disorder diagnosed in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV). A personality disorder is considered to be a pattern of long standing behaviors, patterns of relating...
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Obsessing over obsessions

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) usually involves both obsessions and compulsions. Today's blog describes and gives examples of obsessions. The obsessions of people with OCD are frequent, distressing, and interfere with life. Obsessions are thoughts, urges, or images that arrive in your brain--unexpected and uninvited....
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