The relationship between OCD and depression can be difficult to sort through. Understanding these two conditions and how they affect each other can help you get the help you need.
With contributions from Paul Greene, Ph.D.
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
There are a lot of misconceptions about what OCD is. OCD is not simply a term for a preference that things be organized or clean. It is a potentially serious disorder that can become disabling for some people.
What does OCD look like? It varies widely from one type of OCD to another, but it always involves obsessions, compulsions, or (typically) both.[Read more…]