Obsessions about loss of relationships. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Having POCD, e.g. These symptoms involve unwanted thoughts or … Incestual thoughts, intense anxiety that the sufferer may be sexually attracted to family members. But if you suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviors become so consuming they interfere with your daily life. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a disorder characterized by two components: obsessions and compulsions. Excessive analysis of one’s intentions, values, or morality. Compulsive, excessive confession of any perceived fault. Words - compulsive avoidance of speaking, writing, or reading certain words. General Sexual Aggression; intense anxiety that the sufferer may be at risk of raping or sexually assaulting somebody. Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition where a person has obsessive thoughts and compulsive activity. Intrusive sexual thoughts often invoke an involuntary groinal response unrelated to true sexual attraction, which leads to further confusion and anxiety. I find that it just doesn't feel balanced when I only touch things once. Mental compulsions, prayer, etc to attempt to purify one’s thoughts. Constantly seeking reassurance and approval from one’s partner. An obsession is an unwanted and unpleasant thought, image or urge that repeatedly enters a person's mind, causing feelings of anxiety, disgust or unease. Now it may be too hard, and if that's the case then start somewhere else but don't make excuses to put off the therapy. As with all OCD, the sufferer understands that these actions are irrational, but they are still unable to disconnect them from the obsession. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, or OCD, is a condition in which a person experiences persistent thoughts, images, and ideas that are unwarranted, upsetting, anxiety-provoking, and troublesome.OCD can manifest in a wide array of sub-types, including sexually-based thoughts, in which the person experiences obsessive thoughts about sexual themes that can range from mild to violent. Intrusive sexual thoughts about religious figures. Intense analysis of the depth of feelings for one’s partner, or the feelings of the partner towards the sufferer. Checking is often done repeatedly, dozens or hundreds of times. Superstitious compulsions are done to dispel an intrusive thought. A subreddit dedicated to discussion, articles, and images regarding OCD. Doubting Everything. I would do this for ALL food and drink, even snacks. Cleaning and washing is often done repeatedly until the person with OCD ‘feels’ things are no longer contaminated. ARFID - Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder, Dysmorphic Disorder - Body Dysmorphic Disorder. Naturally the majority of mouse clicking is left-click so I need a number of right-clicks to even things out. Excessive cleaning. I recently discovered ERP therapy and I strongly suggest you look into it and if there are no programs in your area you can do it yourself. (And for those wondering it doesn't seem to matter if I'm using a touchpad, only when using a mouse.). Obsessive collection of notes, forms, papers, lists, etc. Avoidance behaviour to avoid contracting or spreading contaminants. Obsessive accordance to routine - completely restarting a given routine if a single step is done incorrectly. Difficulty attending work, school or social activities 4. Consider posting in /r/OCDmemes instead! Symptoms of OCD initially include various obsessions: repetitive or intrusive thoughts. Obsessions are the intrusive ideas, thoughts, or images that are experienced as senseless or repugnant. If I have done part of something, like this list, I feel compelled to get to the tenth number and quit. Homosexual OCD, or HOCD; intense anxiety that the sufferer may be sexually attracted to the same sex. Sexual obsession i… Although different for everyone, some of the common signs include: worrying about your health so much it affects your day-to-day life checking your body for lumps and bumps paying attention to … No Unethical, Unverified or Otherwise Nonsense "Treatments", Press J to jump to the feed. Do three times for both hands, if failed then do 3x3, etc. Obsessive fears of being violent, or of violence happening to themselves or others. A good ERP therapy would be to have let it at 9. And on and on and on. Obsessive thoughts can include: Worries about yourself or other people getting hurt Constant awareness of blinking, breathing, or other body sensations Suspicion that … For example, I breathed out of my nose and my right arm felt it, I then breathed in a similar way but onto my left arm. Anxiety that discarding objects involves discarding related emotions, events, people. You may have super high levels of anxiety but overtime it will go down. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, or OCD, is a mental health condition defined by intrusive thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors (compulsions). Because of this I stopped eating except for a snack a day. He went on to try half a dozen medications over a period of a year and a half. I keep trying to forget that my body is asymmetrical, but every now and then, I'll remember and wish my body was perfectly symmetrical. Hyper-analysis of any perceived fault or point of contention in a relationship. Anxiety related to intrusive thoughts during religious actions, in sacred buildings, etc. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a condition marked by a pattern of unwanted, intrusive thoughts, feelings, images, sensations, or urges that take the form of a Feared Story. It is Exposure Response Prevention therapy and basically works like this: You expose yourself to your obsession but prevent the action that is the compulsion. Intense anxiety regarding senses or bodily functions. In addition, four of the following symptoms must be present nearly every day during the same 2-week period: Difficulty thinking or concentrating Eating too much or too little The researchers say that this may indicate a particular form of OCD that involves intrusive thoughts about the baby, avoidance, panic attacks, depression and other symptoms. For example, a person with HOCD may watch gay/lesbian pornography to try and determine if it arouses them. Turn on tap with elbows. Its normal, on occasion, to go back and double-check that the iron is unplugged or your car is locked. Rumination within OCD can cause a variety of intrusive thoughts that are different for each person. Anxieties that one may harm children, loved ones, or innocents. Suicidal thoughts and behavior Inability to stop thinking about a given topic. Fearing physical contamination, that things may cause illness, are tainted or dirty. And to think people say they have OCD just because they don't like having a dirty room. Milk thistle. Please keep in mind anything and everything in this subreddit may be considered triggering to those suffering with OCD or related disorders, use your own discretion while browsing. I would wash my hands constantly through the day, easily wasting half of the day washing my hands. Excessive management, organization, and cataloguing of otherwise insignificant objects. An anxiety disorder characterised by recurrent, persistent obsessions or compulsions. Pure-O: Purely obsessions. Avoidance - compulsive avoidance of certain things to prevent the occurrence of an obsessive thought. I can only adjust things by increments of five, even though it will ultimately end up on a multiple of ten. The symmetry stuff is really annoying, like if one of my friends touches one of my hands, and I have to brush the other hand against something in the same place. Sexual obsessions are frequently accompanied by a form of checking. Both are caused by problems in the frontal lobe, but ADHD is caused by underactivity (not enough dopamine and norepinephrine) in the brain and OCD is due to overactivity (too much serotonin). Hyper-awareness of various senses - feeling clothes against one’s body, obsessive tracking of soft noises, etc. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. Troubled relationships 5. For example, resisting compulsions. Fear that unrelated intrusive obsessions and compulsive actions are somehow connected. If I read any kind of swear word I'd have to recite a litany and keep reading the paragraph until I could mentally block or skip past the word. Avoiding certain objects for fear of them being inherently contaminated. Inside the mind of an OCD sufferer: People with this disorder have disturbing, unwanted thoughts, such as the belief that they are contaminated by germs or are about to be in a horrible car crash. Those who seek to improve, but do not know where to start. Fear that one is a sociopath, psychopath, or incapable of empathy or emotion. Visualization of obsessions, theoretical possibilities, etc. The symptoms of OCD include both obsessive and compulsive behaviors. Although the different types of ADHD present very differently, all types are believed to be caused by low levels of dopamine and norepinephrine in the brain. Health issues, such as contact dermatitis from frequent hand-washing 3. If you have trans or homo/heterosexual related OCD you might say you have TOCD or HOCD. OCD is unlikely to get better on its own, but treatment and support is available to help you manage your symptoms and have a better quality of life. A subreddit dedicated to discussion, articles, and images regarding OCD. You may succumb to the OCD sometimes and follow through with the compulsion 45 minutes later by editing the post and that's okay too, but eventually by repetition of ERP therapy you'll eventually retrain yourself to not recognize events as obsession provoking and compulsion provoking. It’s more likely if people in your family have OCD or another mental health disorder, such as depression or anxiety. Maintaining symmetry of touch and action - touching everything with both hands, etc. Pedophile OCD, or POCD; intense anxiety that the sufferer may be sexually attracted to children, and/or may be a risk to children. Social anxiety related to spreading or contracting contaminants. There were many, many other things I did. Anxiety regarding past actions destroying one’s morality. Excessive daydreaming linked to obsessive-compulsive symptoms Posted on August 17, 2018 in Featured News, Health Maladaptive Daydreaming is associated with a range of clinical symptoms, including anxiety and depression, as well as negative emotions like guilt. Obsessive collection of notes, forms, papers, lists, etc. Hyper-analysis of interactions with other people relating to a fear of emotional infidelity. Sexual obsessions often cause intense anxiety regarding societal acceptance of their perceived sexual attraction, as well as relationship-related anxieties about their sexual attraction to their partner. Compulsions relating blinking, breathing, swallowing to other obsessions. Keep in mind that these are not actual medical terms or diagnoses, OCD is the same no matter what you obsess about, and the treatment is the same regardless. Predictions - compulsions done to prevent or guarantee a predicted event. I have to count certain things out loud, or my brain will make me eventually stop and start over when I get past ten. CBT is a type of therapy that teaches you tools you can use on a daily basis to manage your disorder. ‘Just Right’-ness - Obsession with perfect symmetry, or other perceived correct actions or arrangements. Everything has a place, and there is a place for everything. No matter what you do, you cant seem to shake them. With treatment and self-help strategies, you can break free of the unwanted thoughts and irra… For example in your post you said you have to have groups of 10 so you went all the way to point 10 when you really didn't need to. I would start from the "dirtiest" parts to the "cleanest" parts of my body and wash my hands after. A core symptom of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is obsessions, which are unwanted, distressing, and uncontrollable thoughts.The content and themes of these intrusive thoughts vary but are often of a disturbing nature. Anxiety regarding how faithful one is towards their beliefs. Fear that intrusive thoughts have permanently contaminated one’s mind. The person is unable to control either the thoughts or activities for more than a short period of time. Avoidance of public places for fear of causing harm or receiving harm. Anxiety regarding eating food prepared by others, or serving food. These terms are just easier ways for people to describe the ways their OCD manifests. OCD symptoms must not be due to the physiological effects of a substance (such as a side effect of a medication or illicit drug). Note: This list is by no means complete or exhaustive. MaladaptiveDreaming - Maladaptive Daydreaming. As far as "coping" with it goes it doesn't really ever distract me per say, just those who are watch over my shoulder. Pure O is a lesser-known subtype of obsessive-compulsive disorder, commonly known as OCD. This plant can go toe to toe against Rx drugs for OCD: An eight-week study published in … Compulsions are repetitive behaviours and actions, both internal and external, that one does with the aim of reducing the anxiety caused by obsessions. OCPD - Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder. "Immersive or excessive daydreaming which is specifically characterized by attendant distress or functional impairment, whether or not it is contingent upon a history of trauma or abuse.". This can cause severe skin damage and other health concerns, and takes up massive amounts of time. Excessive management, organization, and cataloguing of otherwise insignificant objects. Compulsive Skin Picking and CalmHands - Forums focused on a form of OCD called Compulsive Skin Picking. Psychological ‘hoarding’ of memories, thoughts - intense internal rumination and categorization. (ROCD) - Obsessive doubts over the sufferer’s relationships. General Sexual Aggression; intense anxiety that the sufferer may be at risk of raping or sexually assaulting somebody. Fear of losing control of manual bodily functions. Signs of relationship OCD Another difference: People with ROCD respond to doubts with compulsive behavior. Some of the more commonly used terms are: ROCD: Relationship OCD Eating and drinking must all be done in rhythmic groups of three. Some common ruminations or obsessive thoughts include the following: Overall poor quality of life 6. It probably also helps that often times when I'm right-clicking while reading an article or comments so I'm not really paying much attention and only to an observer does it look odd. Compulsive skin picking or hair-pulling. I do all of this stuff. Doubts of the sufferer’s or their partner’s faithfulness. Fear that one will poison others - avoidance of preparing food or drink. COCD: Contamination OCD 103k members in the OCD community. Almost anything can fit these criteria, and if you aren't on the list you still are almost definitely not alone in your symptoms. Recite a litany about the food and water, not breaking the rhythm. Please read below for more information and resources about about OCD and what this subreddit is! Obsessions are intrusive thoughts that cause unease, apprehension, dysphoria, fear, or worry. Memory - analyzing your memory to ‘make sure’ that something happened or didn’t happen. If you or someone you know experiences these or similar symptoms, it could be a red flag for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD).. There are types of CBT, the main one for OCD treatment being ERP (Exposure and Response Prevention). AGAIN with a rhythm that CAN NOT BE BROKEN. 5) I keep trying to forget that my body is asymmetrical, but every now and then, I'll remember and wish my body was perfectly symmetrical, Omg, this sounds like me expect for me i think in 12s and increments of 2. Same for drinking, except with sips. They have very little to do with what OCD actually entails. Obsessive analysis of past sins, fear that one will be forgotten or not forgiven. Sometimes I'm less impacted by it, and sometimes I'm severely impacted. These terms are nothing more but shorthand for people to describe their symptoms more easily. I have this, but only slightly. Repeat once. This may have brought you too a 75/100 in terms of anxiety and you would just sit there staring at the 9 out of 10 for as long as it takes for your anxiety to drop by half to a manageable level. You can build a hierarchy where the first few days you only check 3 times, then the next few 2 times, then the next few only once and then not at all. Anxiety that prayers have been recited incorrectly - compulsive repetition of prayers. I have all but got rid of my OCD with SSRIs and therapy but these were my routines for most of my life, broken into categories for easier reading: Take inhaler, hold breath for thirty seconds, if not held for thirty seconds then hold for a minute, if not held for a minute hold for one minute thirty seconds, etc. Obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental disorder in which a person has certain thoughts repeatedly (called "obsessions") or feels the need to perform certain routines repeatedly (called "compulsions") to an extent which generates distress or impairs general functioning. Illness symptoms - researching the symptoms to an illness to see if you’re developing it. Obsessive re-reading - repeatedly reading and re-reading written work to make sure nothing bad was written, or to make sure no information was missed. Obsessive perfectionism, often confused with OCD. Obsessions are intrusive thoughts that cause unease, apprehension, dysphoria, fear, or worry. EDIT: as u/PopeJohnPaulII pointed out I do have one related to computers. If I touch something with my left hand,like a table,I HAVE to touch the same exact spot with my right hand.This extends to the part when and if I scratch my one ear,I have to scratch the other one too(even if its not itching) for the same amount of time I scratched the first one.Things don't bother me that much now but as a child whenever I put on a shirt and say put my right hand first,I'd remove it and then wear it again,this time putting my left hand first in the sleeve.And for the coping up part I always seemed to distract myself from my weird habits earlier but it just made things worse.So I sort of accepted it and it gradually got better. If anybody has any questions I'll be happy to help. Within the realm of obsessions, a person with OC may become fixated on thoughts of violence, aggression, contamination, or even religion. Click here to view the subreddit without memes. Scrape left palm with nails, scrape left back of hand with nails. OCD doesn't go away on it's own. After years of struggling with OCD symptoms, he was finally diagnosed with the condition in his early 30s. The idea of OCD being an affinity for symmetry and organization while being "triggered" by things like unnevenness is, in almost all cases, nothing more than a stupid stereotype spread by people who don't know any better. Hey man/woman, I too have OCD and I am not sure if you ever want to talk about it with someone, if you have a therapist or not but I'm open to chatting about it. Intrusive sexual thoughts about other people while the sufferer is in a committed relationship, fear that this constitutes infidelity. Inability to use public facilities, doorknobs, phones, bannisters, public transit, etc. Many of our users would appreciate it . Intrusive thoughts of violent imagery regarding self or others. Intense awareness of minor variations in body or bodily functions. Transgender OCD - intense anxiety that the suffer may actually have gender identity disorder / gender dysphoria. I'm sorry. A compulsion is any action, physical or mental, carried out to relieve the anxiety of an obsession. Whenever I watch some sort of a video this is how my cursor should be and this one really bugs me,as I've not yet found a way around it. Its symptoms include having violent, intrusive thoughts. The act of checking, through thought or action, is the compulsion, done to relieve anxiety related to being unsure of things. Take a drink of water in three sips with a certain rhythm. Shower, washing my body in sections again with a rhythm, repeating on failure. There are also things you can do to help reduce the anxiety such as breathing methods or what have you. Excessive time spent engaging in ritualistic behaviors 2. Clean left pinky then the next finger, then the next finger, etc. An obsession is an intrusive thought or idea that causes anxiety. The symptoms must also not be due to the presence of some other medical condition. Intrusive Sexual Thoughts. POCD: Pedophilia OCD For example every once in a while after using a computer with a mouse for an extended period of time I have a need/urge to right click the mouse. Nailbiting or even nail picking can actually fall under OCD. Compulsive, excessive confession of any perceived minor sin. For the past few weeks it has been driving me crazy. Scrupulosity - Obsessions and compulsions related to religion. Refusing to shake hands /r/OCD Wiki - The subreddit's wiki contains a large collection of information regarding OCD, as well as treatment options like therapy and medication. Communication - sending texts and emails, calling people to make sure they’re safe. 30.8m members in the AskReddit community. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts, If you post anything like that here you will be banned without warning, Avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder. It's kind of annoying, really, but definitely not the worst it could be. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a disorder characterized by two components: obsessions and compulsions. 696 votes, 837 comments. Anxiety that one may impulsively commit suicide or cause themselves severe harm. Supersitious compulsions to prevent these events. For example with me I used to check if the doors were locked 3 or 4 times before finally going to bed so what I might do is when going to bed I will lock the doors and go lay in bed and then fight the urge to check. These are all I can remember or be bothered to type right now. Questioning one’s sexual or emotional attraction towards their partner. Religious obsessions regarding intrusive thoughts. Massage soap into palm of left hand, massage soap into back of left hand, massage soap into spaces between fingers. TOCD: Trans OCD I eventually had a psychotic episode and began treatment. I have a similar case where things need to be 'even', mostly when using a computer (and to a much lesser extent). Effective treatment methods are available. OCD and ADHD are strange bedfellows. Any failure means I must take three sets of three bites, chewed three times. I would have to recite a litany for everything I ate and drank which could take upwards of half an hour. "Worriers and doubters are afraid that if everything isn’t perfect or done just … Hypochondria - anxiety that one may become ill or may have a serious medical condition. Other symptoms may include: higher rates of obsessive ideas about sex and religion than people with just OCD lower rates of ritual checking than people with just OCD higher rates of substance abuse than people with just bipolar disorder or OCD more episodes of … Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition that involves: Obsessions. I just took extra care to notice that I do DO it with a touchpad... but I guess I don't notice as much... or a result of me thinking about it caused me to start doing it... no idea. About Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Excessive hand washing, tooth brushing, showering. Obsessions that insignificant things may be needed one day. I have been struggling with OCD for the past 2.5 years now, I mean I've always had it but its been a major hindrance for that time. A person may experience symptoms of OCD that involve multiple themes and subtypes of OCD, and it is not unusual for a person to suddenly experience obsessions about new OCD content areas.. Physical cleaning and washing to attempt to clear contamination of the mind. r/AskReddit is the place to ask and answer thought-provoking questions. r/AskReddit is the place to ask and answer thought-provoking questions. Problems resulting from obsessive-compulsive disorder may include, among others: 1. Take a handful of raisins, eat these with a rhythm, if the rhythm is broken eat again. Hey, I don't have OCD but about the symmetry thing, If I were to scratch my right elbow I get an urge to scratch my left elbow in the exact same spot, has that ever happened to you? Detachment from reality because of internal dialogue. The reverse can also be true for homosexual people with OCD. Anxiety when visiting hospitals. These can be scary, as they may include unwanted thoughts of violent, sexual, or religious nature. /r/oddlysatisfying and /r/mildlyinfuriating type content are not OCD!!! Fear that one may act on random intrusive thoughts. Fearing contamination or inconsistency of one’s mind and thoughts. I envy you. The NIH further reports that in a review of retrospective surveys of women with OCD, a substantive portion had either an onset of the disease or exacerbation of OCD symptoms following childbirth. Welcome to /r/OCD, a subreddit dedicated to discussion, articles, and images regarding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. If you want any other information you can PM me or reply to this post. Having obsessions about something does not mean you are that thing. Anxiety regarding perceived changes to one’s morals or opinions, often as a result of exposure. HOCD: Homosexual/heterosexual OCD, also sometimes used for harm OCD Excessive, prolonged thought and analysis of a specific question, theme, etc. People suffering from OCD experience intense anxiety about the nature of their obsessions and engage in … It's extremely important that you see an OCD specialist so they can teach you how to manage your disorder. Fear that one is developing severe psychoses or mental illnesses like schizophrenia. OCD about being a pedophile, does not mean someone actually has pedophilic thoughts, it's an obsessive fear of having those thoughts or being that thing. Avoidance of dangerous objects - fear one may lose control of themselves. Back on Your Feet - A subreddit designed for the sole purpose of helping those who have hit the absolute bottom. If the rhythm is incorrect then take 3x3 sips, if this is not done correctly then I should take 3x3x3 sips, etc. Its intensity is probably the highest I ever had and that's what pushed me to question myself if I'm actually having OCD. Signs of obsession include: Repeated unwanted ideas; Fear of contamination; Aggressive impulses; Persistent sexual thoughts; Images of hurting someone you love; Thoughts that you might cause others harm; Thoughts that you might be harmed; Signs of compulsion include: Fear of permanent manual control of breathing, blinking, swallowing, etc. If you post anything like that here you will be banned without warning. Specks and dots on my eating utensils and glasses, that would not bother other people, cause me to get new glasses and utensils. Appliances and locks - checking that doors are locked, stoves are off, taps are off, etc. Excessive inability to discard or dispose of things. Trichotillomania and Trichsters - Forum focused on trichotillomania, or compulsive hair-pulling. Do not just accept that you cannot be treated. A person affected by these thoughts feels forced to perform actions or compulsions to ward them off. There are 2 main ways to get help: refer yourself directly to a psychological therapies service – find a psychological therapies service in your area Then again as I mentioned before it's quite mild so even not doing it is only a minor annoyance. Likewise HOCD does not mean you have homosexual thoughts or anything against homosexuality, it's just a fear of being something you're not - an identity crisis, more than anything. Please read below for more information … In your case you might expose yourself to a situation that triggers you wanting to check something 4 times but then you don't check it 4 times. Consider posting it here instead, many members of the community will appreciate it! Nailbiting. ROCD obsessions can also occur regarding non-romantic relationships. For example, obsessing about one’s family dying suddenly, and flicking light switches on and off 10 times to prevent this. I always thought it was just a … Intrusive thoughts regarding harm happening to loved ones, self, innocents. What Are the Signs of OCD? OCD symptoms include obsessions, compulsions, or both. But help is available. Obsessions about maintaining a certain weight, skin tone, body fat, etc. For example, if your OCD mainly revolves around your relationship, you can say you have ROCD. Numbers - compulsions regarding lucky and unlucky numbers, days, etc. Press J to jump to the feed. 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