When does my need to be organized become obsessive-compulsive disorder?

Sudeepta Varma, MD
The need to be organized can start to border on obsessive-compulsive disorder when the need for perfection takes over, and one gets lost in the details of the task. Watch as I explain how a need to be organized can become OCD.

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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Frequent obsessive thoughtsand constantly trying to tame those thoughts with actions (like hand washing)those are the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder. If you have this internal battle, you know it can take over your life...

. With counseling and medications, you can quiet the turmoil inside.

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