What is Pure OCD?

  – Carolyn Moriarty, LCPC   Pure Obsessional OCD (often called “Pure OCD” or “Pure O”) is among the many subtypes of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Before looking more closely at this particular subtype, let’s do a quick review of OCD. OCD is characterized by the presence of disturbing thoughts or images (obsessions) that are intrusive and unwanted. As a result, people with OCD … Read More

What is Real Event OCD?

  – Carolyn Moriarty, LCPC   Real Event OCD is a subtype of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), a mental health condition characterized by intrusive thoughts and repetitive behaviors that cause significant distress and interfere with daily functioning. As the name suggests, Real Event OCD can be defined as simply as “having OCD about real events”. As humans, we have all done things … Read More