Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Do you have recurrent and persistent thoughts, impulses or images that cause you distress? Yes/No

Do you have habits or rituals that have to be done and that are time consuming? Yes/No

Are your thoughts, impulses or images irrational (have no real value or meaning to your quality of Yes/No

Do you have repetitive behaviours or thoughts/which you are compelled to do? Yes/No

Are there ridged rules applied to these behaviours and thoughts (counting to eight, washing hands Yes/No
three times)

Do these behaviours or thoughts make you feel better or reduce your anxiety? Yes/No

If you try to NOT act upon these thoughts and behaviours do you become very anxious? Yes/No

If you have said yes to four or more of these statements it may be worthwhile talking to a psychologist about these feelings.