OCD themes


Sexual Orientation OCD (SO-OCD) Sexual Orientation OCD (SO-OCD) is a form of OCD that involves obsessive fears about one’s sexual orientation. Some examples of the compulsions and behaviors related to this type of OCD are as follows: Postpartum OCD Postpartum OCD (also known as Postnatal OCD) is a form of OCD (exclusive to women) that involves intrusive thoughts after childbirth of potentially harming one’s child, or that something bad might happen to said child. Some examples of the compulsions and behaviors related to this type of OCD are as follows: Pedophilia OCD Pedophilia OCD is a form of OCD that involves obsessive thoughts concerning pedophilia, such as being worried about potentially becoming sexually aroused by a child, or having false obsessions over having sexually harmed a child in the past. Some examples of the compulsions and behaviors related to this type of OCD are as follows: Checking OCD Checking OCD is a form of OCD that involves the compulsion to check things over and over again. Some examples of the compulsions and behaviors related to this type of OCD are as follows: “Just Right” OCD “Just Right” OCD is a form of OCD that involves a mental struggle against a feeling of incompleteness until a specific action or set of actions are performed. Some examples of the compulsions and behaviors related to this type of OCD are as follows: False Memory OCD False Memory OCD is a form of OCD that involves obsessing over memories of events that either did not occur at all, or occurred differently than one thinks they did. Some examples of the compulsions and behaviors related to this type of OCD are as follows: Real Event OCD Real Event OCD is a form of OCD that involves obsessions and compulsions that center around a specific past event (or series of events) that occurred in one’s life. Some examples of the compulsions and behaviors related to this type of OCD are as follows: Scrupulosity (Religious) OCD Scrupulosity (Religious) OCD is a form of OCD that involves religious, moral and/or spiritual obsessions. Some examples of the compulsions and behaviors related to this type of OCD are as follows: Purely Obsessional OCD (Pure O) Pure Obsessional OCD (Pure O) is a form of OCD that involves a combination of obsessions and compulsions, but without any physically observable symptoms. Some examples of the compulsions and behaviors related to this type of OCD are as follows: Contamination OCD Counting OCD Counting OCD (sometimes also referred to as arithmomania) is a form of OCD that involves intrusive thoughts of wanting to count various actions or objects. Some examples of the compulsions and behaviors related to this type of OCD are as follows: Relationship OCD Relationship OCD is a form of OCD that involves obsessive thoughts about the nature of one’s relationship. Some examples of the compulsions and behaviors related to this type of OCD are as follows: Existential OCD Existential OCD is a form of OCD that involves fears and obsessions about existence, death and the meaning of life. Some examples of the compulsions and behaviors related to this type of OCD are as follows: Harm OCD Harm OCD is a form of OCD that involves unwanted and recurrent thoughts, images or ideas of being responsible for harm coming to oneself or others. Some examples of the compulsions and behaviors related to this type of OCD are as follows: Magical Thinking OCD Magical Thinking OCD is a form of OCD that involves various superstitious obsessions and compulsions. Some examples of the compulsions and behaviors related to this type of OCD are as follows:
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