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,

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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.
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Avoiding Avoidance

Real estate agents are fond of saying that their field can be distilled into three words: location, location, location. When it comes to anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), we turn to three words to capture much of the problem as well: avoidance,

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