Types of ocd Archive

Cleaning and disinfection

Cleanliness OCD manifests itself in the form of intrusive thoughts related to contamination by filth and microbes. When afflicted by this type of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, it is common for patients to act compulsively about the cleaning of surfaces, objects, …

Relational OCD

Relational OCD refers to a kind of OCD in which the nucleus of the conflict is a person’s sentimental relationship with his/her couple. In truth, in relational OCD, the issue is not with the sentimental relationship per se, but with …

Homosexual OCD

Homosexual OCD is manifested through thoughts and obsessions about the fear of being gay. It is not about feelings of doubt having to do with sexual orientation, but about a conflict of the fear of being gay, and the need …

Religious OCD

Religious OCD is the one in which intrusive and obsessive thoughts are related to religious, sinful or metaphysical matters. It is a type of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in which fear and guilt are the more frequent emotions. Normally it occurs …