store
finder
weekly
flyer

HEALTH TOPICS

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Most people, at some point in their lives, have temporary fascinations, fixations or "obsessions" with people, places or things. But for approximately 2% of Canadians, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) transforms their lives into a constant series of unwanted thoughts and repetitive behaviours that they cannot control.

When worry becomes obsession

Repetitive thoughts and behaviours characterize obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).

more

The role of brain chemicals

OCD is a complex disorder with a few suspected causes.

more

OCD: Making the diagnosis

How is OCD diagnosed?

more

Finding help for OCD

OCD cannot be cured, but OCD symptoms can be treated with a combination of techniques.

more

Share this page

Share with your friends










Submit