Life with OCD

OCD(obsessive compulsive disorder) is a very rare disease in the united states.1 in 10,000 Americans will be diagnosed with OCD.I was diagnosed when I was 6 years old.The symptoms of OCD are really hard to spot at first, but you'll eventually see the signs when the person does things repeatedly (ex. tapping,cleaning,and reorganizing things.

There is no cure, but there is medication to slow down the need to repeat things.It will make you drowsy and a little dizzy,but it works.Some say that it has ruined there life,but there just looking at the negatives.The positives are the house will always be clean and things will always be nice and tidy.





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raindance72 This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 15, 2011 at 8:32 pm

This was good, but remember there are many more symptoms of OCD beyond repeating and obsessive cleaning.

Keep on writing! :)

 
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