OCD Facts

OCD Facts

OCD In Children

OCD In Children

OCD in Adults

OCD in Adults

Treatment for OCD

Treatment for OCD

New OCD Treatment Research

New OCD Treatment Research

Social Anxiety Disorder Treatment

Social Anxiety Disorder Treatment

Social Anxiety Disorder in Adults

Social Anxiety Disorder in Adults

Social Anxiety Disorder in Children and Teens

Social Anxiety Disorder in Children and Teens

Social Anxiety Disorder Symptoms

Social Anxiety Disorder Symptoms

What Is Social Anxiety Disorder?

What Is Social Anxiety Disorder?

Help A Loved One With PTSD

Help A Loved One With PTSD

Treatment For PTSD

Treatment For PTSD

Non-Military PTSD

Non-Military PTSD

Military PTSD

Military PTSD

PTSD Facts

PTSD Facts

New OCD Treatment Research

New OCD Treatment Research

Treatment for OCD

Treatment for OCD

OCD in Adults

OCD in Adults

OCD In Children

OCD In Children

OCD Facts

OCD Facts

Treatment for Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Treatment for Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Diagnosing Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Diagnosing Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders

Symptoms of Anxiety Disorders

Defining Anxiety Disorders

Defining Anxiety Disorders

Anxiety Disorders — Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Anxiety Disorders — Lifestyle Changes to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

Anxiety Disorders — What Is Normal?

Anxiety Disorders — What Is Normal?

Understanding Anxiety Disorders

Understanding Anxiety Disorders

Celiac Disease Risk Factors

Celiac Disease Risk Factors

Developing Therapies for Celiac Disease

Developing Therapies for Celiac Disease

Eating Out, Gluten Free

Eating Out, Gluten Free

What Is Social Anxiety Disorder?

What Is Social Anxiety Disorder?

Social Anxiety Disorder Symptoms

Social Anxiety Disorder Symptoms

Social Anxiety Disorder in Children and Teens

Social Anxiety Disorder in Children and Teens

Social Anxiety Disorder in Adults

Social Anxiety Disorder in Adults

Social Anxiety Disorder Treatment

Social Anxiety Disorder Treatment

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How To Keep Your Heart Healthy

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Home Remedies For Acne

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Top 5 Questions To Ask Your Doctor About Glaucoma

Top 5 Questions About Macular Degeneration

Top 5 Questions About Macular Degeneration

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Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

www.adaa.org  

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The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) is the leader in education, training, and research for anxiety, OCD, PTSD, depression, and related disorders.

ADAA leads the way, improving the lives of millions of children and adults:

Promotes professional and public awareness of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and related disorders and their impact on people's lives.

Encourages the advancement of scientific knowledge about causes and treatment of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and related disorders.

Links people who need treatment with the health care professionals who provide it.

Helps people find appropriate treatment and develop self-help skills.

Works to reduce the stigma surrounding anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and related disorders.

Please visit www.adaa.org.

OCD in Adults

Dr. Elspeth Bell, a licensed psychologist at the Behavior Therapy Center of Greater Washington, speaks on behalf of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America. She talks about OCD in adults. The essential features of adult OCD are recurrent, unwanted obsessions or compulsions that are severe enough to be time consuming; that is, they take more than one hour a day — or they cause marked distress or significant impairment in your daily life.