Scrupulosity OCD: Guilt is a Bully

Scrupulosity OCD: Guilt is a Bully

Introduction While OCD can manifest in various forms, one particularly challenging subtype is scrupulosity. There are two types of scrupulosity. One is more connected to religiosity. Patients with this form of scrupulosity tend to fear going to hell, sinning, or being...
Psychosomatic Symptoms and OCD: The Symptoms Are Still Real

Psychosomatic Symptoms and OCD: The Symptoms Are Still Real

Introduction Psychosomatic symptoms, also known as psychophysiological or mind-body symptoms, are physical manifestations that are caused by psychological factors. These symptoms occur when emotional or mental distress triggers bodily responses, resulting in physical...
Harm OCD: You’re not crazy!

Harm OCD: You’re not crazy!

Harm OCD, like all the other domains of obsessive-compulsive disorder, is very disruptive. The harm domain involves any intrusive thoughts that involve hurting yourself or someone else, either purposefully or accidentally. It is important to note that OCD intrusive...
OCD: Health Obsessions

OCD: Health Obsessions

Living with some uncertainty can be difficult for anyone especially related to death. However, when someone has health obsessions, the uncertainty about the state of their health is almost unbearable. Someone who struggles with obsessive-compulsive disorder typically...
OCD: Sexually Intrusive Thoughts

OCD: Sexually Intrusive Thoughts

There are various domains of OCD and the sexually intrusive thoughts domain is one of the more common ones. It’s easily misunderstood and I hope this blog post can provide some eduction as to what this form of OCD really is. It’s important to keep in mind that...
PEDOPHILIA OCD: YEP, IT’S COMMON!

PEDOPHILIA OCD: YEP, IT’S COMMON!

What If… So you think you might be a pedophile but have zero desire to pursue children sexually? You are not alone! Pedophilia OCD is incredibly common. Keep in mind that OCD attacks what you are passionate about. Typically when someone has pedophilia OCD they might...
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