Ask An Expert: What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?

Ask An Expert: What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder?

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a psychiatric disorder characterised by the presence of obsessions (intrusive thoughts) and/or compulsions (repetitive behaviours of mental acts intended to reduce the obsessions). What does this all really mean? As a commonly misunderstood disorder, it’s…