“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