OCD is a condition that is extremely treatable when it is recognized and handled appropriately. Unfortunately even though it is a very common disorder, it is also extremely complex and presents in a wide variety of symptoms and manifestations.
One in a hundred children suffer from Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). Usually the disorder manifests itself by age ten. Over eight in ten adults with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder were suffering obvious symptoms by age eighteen.
Despite its innocuous name, Pure O is every bit as dangerous as other forms of OCD. Pure O hides within a person’s mind, its outward manifestations slight enough that sometimes only a trained eye can catch it.
Social Phobia, which is more commonly called Social Anxiety is characterized by intense fear of social situations in which the person feels he or she may be judged negatively or may embarrass his or herself.