What is Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (abbreviated OCD)?

What are the signs of OCD?

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (abbreviated OCD) is a serious and debilitating condition where one would suffer from obsessive thoughts, which are intrusive and persistent.

Signs of OCD

  • Misplacing/losing objects
  • Acting inappropriately in public
  • Difficulties in establishing or maintaining relationships.
  • Natural disasters

Compulsions are repetitive behaviours, they can be:

  • Washing
  • Organizing
  • Checking
  • Gestures or movement

OCD can persist even when patients are treated with medication and psychological counselling.  TMS has been approved in the US for the treatment of OCD and it is increasingly being used for patients with this problem. Monarch Mental Health Group is the first service in Australia to offer the same deep protocols approved overseas to treat OCD.