by Dr. Craig April, Director of The April Center for Anxiety Attack Management - Los Angeles
OCD treatment is vital for those struggling with obsessions and compulsions that are significantly interfering with life. But, for some anxiety symptom sufferers, it is not clear to them whether they have OCD.
An evaluation by a psychologist specializing in the treatment of anxiety disorders is recommended. However, for those wanting to gain more awareness of possible OCD symptoms, I have found a basic but useful little screening device. It gives a numbered score ranging from unlikely to suggesting probable OCD.
Take a look by clicking on the link below:
OCD can take many forms, so just use this as a beginning screening device if you like. For a diagnostic evaluation, see a psychologist specializing in anxiety disorders and treatment using CBT (cognitive-behavioral therapy).
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