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What is OCD?
How common is OCD?
How does OCD affect us?
Can OCD be cured?

WMOCD
West Midlands OCD
Support Group

Carrs Lane
Church Centre,
Birmingham.

Please Contact:

John Hinckes
07977 591081


Email:
info@wmocd.org

OTHER USEFUL LINKS:
www.ocdaction.org.uk
www.nopanic.org.uk
www.ocduk.org www.youthspace.me
www.biglotteryfund.org.uk


How does OCD affect us?

Common obsessions include feelings of contamination (for example, by dirt or disease), harming loved ones or people that are helpless, personally unacceptable sexual thoughts/moral wrongs and perceived sins or blasphemy.

People with obsessions have difficulty in ignoring, controlling, or removing these thoughts despite great efforts to do so.

Common compulsions or rituals include exhaustive ruminations, excessive washing, cleaning, constant checking, touching, counting, arranging and hoarding.

Those with compulsions believe that they are driven to carry out these rituals in order to prevent harm to themselves, or others.

 

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE GROUP HAS NO PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATION & NONE OF THE COMMITTEE MEMBERS ARE ABLE TO OFFER PROFESSIONAL ADVICE.