A Little Obessive Compulsive

A Little Obessive Compulsive

Excessive cleaning, extreme superstition, rechecking the door locks—these are a few OCD symptoms people suffer. In these pages, read about one teenager’s account of the disorder, an accurate depiction on film, and the thoughts of the obsessive compulsive.

Embracing the Worst

Lessons learned from a stomach flu

Three Treatment Issues When you have OCD and Social Anxiety

OCD can complicate treatment for social anxiety, but it needn't derail it.

Preparedness Procrastination

Preparedness Week: Are you preparing or procrastinating?

4 Signs that You're an Extreme Collector

Collecting vs. hoarding: Where to draw the line?

Can Love Be an Addiction?

You want to be together all the time. Is that wonderful or obsessive?

"Weight Labeling" is Harmful & Linked to Later Obesity

Fat shaming and weight discrimination are common behaviors with harmful effects.

A Field Guide to the Neat Freak

The dangers—and benefits—of the species.

OCD Isn’t Winning Anymore

One kid's frank story. By Benjamin Shapiro

Are You Agitating or Thinking?

Do you obsess, stuck in mental wheel-spinning, when you need to make a decision?

Hoard Much?

Do you have OCD or are you just sentimental?