Decision Making with OCD: Pizza or Mexican Food?

Decision making can be tough for anyone, especially with the amount of options we have these days. You’ve probably either heard the following conversation (or had it yourself) at some point: Husband: What do you want for dinner? Wife: I don’t care – you choose Husband: Okay, how about Mexican food? Wife: Oh, anything but Mexican food. I’m just not in the mood for it. Husband:...

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Subsets of OCD (Scrupulosity, Relationship, Safety)

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a debilitating neuropsychiatric condition that can result in significant distress and daily disruptions for those affected. When people think of OCD, certain habits often come to mind first: compulsive hand washing, checking, counting, cleaning and checking again. If you can think of OCD in terms of froyo flavors, these behaviors would be considered garden...

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