• Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Complications


Hoarding Disorder: Here patient has tendency to accumulate each and everything, however useless it is. They just cannot discard junk and useless scrap and feel something bad will happen if they throw things.

Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder(OCPD): OCD can translate into a personality profile called OCPD. This includes personality traits of extreme degree of orderliness, perfectionism and an excessive need for control.

Skin Picking Disorder: Here, a person becomes obsessed about picking his or her skin till it bleeds. It causes tissue damage besides having a negative impact on social life.

Substance Abuse: It is very easy for an OCD-afflicted person to develop addictive tendencies towards alcohol and illicit drugs. Such people resort to these in an attempt to calm their mind, but end up causing more harm than good.