Diseases & Conditions


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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder


Synonyms of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Neurosis
  • OCD

Disorder Subdivisions



    General Discussion
    Obsessive compulsive disorder is characterized by recurrent habitual obsessive or compulsive thoughts or actions. These obsessions and compulsions may become very distressing and time-consuming. In severe cases, they can significantly interfere with a person's normal routine, occupational functioning, usual social activities or relationships with others.

    Organizations related to Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
    • MUMS (Mothers United for Moral Support, Inc) National Parent-to-Parent Network
      150 Custer Court
      Green Bay WI 54301-1243
      Phone #: 920-336-5333
      800 #: 877-336-5333
      e-mail: mums@netnet.net
      Home page: http://www.netnet.net/mums/
    • NIH/National Institute of Mental Health
      6001 Executive Blvd
      Rockville MD 20892-9663
      Phone #: 301-443-4513
      800 #: --
      e-mail: nimhinfo@nih.gov
      Home page: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/
    • National Mental Health Association
      2001 North Beauregard Street
      Alexandria VA 22311
      Phone #: 703-684-7722
      800 #: 800-969-6642
      e-mail: infoctr@nmha.org
      Home page: http://www.nmha.org
    • Obsessive Compulsive Anonymous
      P.O. Box 215
      New Hyde Park NY 11040
      Phone #: 516-739-0662
      800 #: --
      e-mail: N/A
      Home page: N/A
    • Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation, Inc.
      PO Box 9573
      New Haven CT 06535
      Phone #: 203-401-2070
      800 #: --
      e-mail: info@ocfoundation.org
      Home page: http://www.ocfoundation.org
    • Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc.
      42-40 Bell Boulevard
      Bayside NY 11361-2820
      Phone #: 718-224-2999
      800 #: 888-486-8738
      e-mail: ts@tsa-usa.org
      Home page: http://www.tsa-usa.org



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