|Name||Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)|
|Related to/Also known as||
|Symptoms of OCD||
OCD is a mental health condition. Mental health conditions are problems with the way you think or feel.
Neurological conditions are problems with your brain or nervous system. Neurological conditions can sometimes lead to mental health problems.
• The British Deaf Association has information in BSL about OCD .
|Useful national contacts||
• The Brain Charity can offer counselling for OCD
TOP UK: The OCD and Phobia Charity
|Children & young people||
PANS PANDAS (UK); PANS is a neuropsychiatric condition in children with OCD
All About OCD (OCD Youth)
OCD (Young Minds charity) https://tinyurl.com/y2ghhlj9
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder in children and young people: information for parents and carers (Royal College of Psychiatrists)
OCD and Coronavirus (OCD UK)
Coronavirus and your wellbeing (Mind)
Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) (NHS Choices)
OCD brains 'are different' (NHS Choices)
OCD and PTSD – and the relationship between the two (PTSD UK)
Obsessive compulsive disorder and driving (GOV.UK)
OCD in Diverse Populations Resource Center (International OCD Foundation)
|News and events||
October 11th-17th is International OCD Awareness Week
The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on OCD and on a wide range of disability-related issues. Visit our library to read the book Obsessive Compulsive Disoder: The Facts by Stanley Rachmen and Padmal De Silva.
Or have a look in your local library for this book.