“Pure O” Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Without Compulsion

Obsessive compulsive disorder, or OCD, is defined by its namesake. The mental health disorder is most commonly characterized by the concurrent existence of intrusive, unwanted, obsessive thinking, and habitual compulsive behaviors. Compulsive behaviors of cleanliness are frequently referenced, like needing to straighten pictures, wash hands, and remove any dirty imperfections. It isn’t the cleanliness which

Could A Change In Diet Support Recovery From Obsessive Compulsive Disorder?

  Obsessive compulsive disorder is the combination of unwanted, repetitive, intrusive obsessive thinking coupled with often unwanted, repetitive, and sometimes intrusive compulsive behaviors. The compulsive behaviors of OCD are a way to cope with the obsessive thinking. Similarly, the obsessive thinking typically dictates the compulsive behaviors. For example, “If I don’t spend 32 minutes exactly