OCD doesn't "kick in" it is not sporadic and it is not needing things to be "just so". If youre one of those people who talk like this; next time youre cleaning or see something out of place and the reason you are making things "just so" or fixing things is because "its bugging you" remember this is NOT being OCD. Actually having OCD is mentally excruciating and the complusions are not done by choice or because something is "bugging you". They are done because the brain is telling you that…
Being hesitant to tell others about your OCD in case someone thinks it's funny to use it against you. [OCD]
Good overview/visual of OCD Wow. It's interesting to see this in writing. Almost 20 years of this. (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin&utm_content=post124268947&utm_campaign=scheduler_attribution)
Obsessive compulsive disorder affects over 100 million people yearly. [referring to sufferers and family/friends] [OCD]
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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder. "I'm SOOOO OCD about stuff like that" simply does NOT cut it. Educate yourself.
Approximately five million Americans may suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) at some point in their lives. Learn about common obsessions and compulsions as well as the therapies used to treat them. - See more at: http://www.mountsinai.org/patient-care/service-areas/psychiatry/areas-of-care/obsessive-compulsive-disorder/infographic/ocdinfo#sthash.QFeD80gQ.dpuf