OCD themes

Different OCD themes

Sexual Orientation OCD SO-OCD

What is Sexual Orientation OCD (SO-OCD)?

A comprehensive guide to Sexual Orientation OCD (SO-OCD) Sexual Orientation OCD (SO-OCD) is a type of OCD that involves obsessions, compulsions and fears concerning one’s sexual orientation and sexual preferences. According to fairly recent evidence, almost one in three (32%) OCD patients have sexual obsessions; as SO-OCD is invariably one of the primary forms of …

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Harm OCD

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Suicidal OCD

How Suicidal OCD Impacts Lives  When we think of OCD, the first thing that comes to mind is often compulsions like hand-washing or checking locks multiple times. However, there is another side to OCD – that can lead people to have intrusive thoughts of suicide. This condition is called suicidal OCD, and it impacts the …

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Scrupulosity (Religious) OCD

A comprehensive guide to Scrupulosity OCD Scrupulosity OCD is a form of OCD that involves religious, moral and/or spiritual obsessions. According to the Clinical Handbook of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder by Storch and Lewin, about 5-6% of OCD sufferers have religious symptoms as their primary set of symptoms; however, among those who have OCD, up to 33% …

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Relationship OCD

A comprehensive guide to Relationship OCD (ROCD) Relationship OCD (also known as ROCD) is a form of OCD that involves obsessive/intrusive thoughts and compulsions regarding the nature of one’s relationship(s). ROCD is a common subtype of obsessive-compulsive disorder; however, currently, there isn’t a reliable clinical estimate available for how many people have it. The aim …

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Perinatal OCD

A comprehensive guide to Perinatal OCD Perinatal OCD is a form of OCD that occurs in women during pregnancy; it denotes the period between conception of pregnancy and 1 year after childbirth, and is usually characterized by the sufferer having irrational/intrusive thoughts, mental images and compulsions to do with harming the fetus or child. Perinatal …

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