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Motor City Center for Hope  - Counseling and MIHP Service Provider

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Obsessive - Compulsive Disorder (OCD)


Screening for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
If you suspect that you might suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder, also known as OCD, print out and answer the questions below (you can quickly copy and paste into a word document) and share them with your health care professional. 

Are you troubled by the following?
Yes   No  Do you have unwanted ideas, images, or impulses that seem silly, nasty, or horrible?
Yes   No  Do you worry excessively about dirt, germs, or chemicals?
Yes   No  Are you constantly worried that something bad will happen because you forgot something important, like locking the door or turning off appliances?
Yes   No  Do you experience shortness of breath?
Yes   No  Are you afraid you will act or speak aggressively when you really don't want to?
Yes   No  Are you always afraid you will lose something of importance?
Yes   No  Are there things you feel you must do excessively or thoughts you must think repeatedly to feel comfortable or ease anxiety?
Yes   No  Do you ever experience “jelly” legs?
Yes   No  Trouble falling or staying asleep, or restless and unsatisfying sleep
Yes   No  Do you wash yourself or things around you excessively?
Yes   No  Do you have to check things over and over or repeat actions many times to be sure they are done properly?
Yes   No  Do you avoid situations or people you worry about hurting by aggressive words or actions?
Yes   No  Do you keep many useless things because you feel that you can’t throw them away? Having more than one illness at the same time can make it difficult to diagnose and treat the different conditions. Depression and substance abuse are among the conditions that occasionally complicate obsessive-compulsive disorder.
Yes   No  Have you experienced changes in sleeping or eating habits? More days than not, do you feel...
Yes   No  sad or depressed
Yes   No  disinterested in life
Yes   No  worthless or guilty During the last year, has the use of alcohol or drugs...
Yes   No  resulted in your failure to fulfill responsibilities with work, school, or family?
Yes   No  placed you in a dangerous situation, such as driving a car under the influence?
Yes   No  gotten you arrested?
Yes   No  continued despite causing problems for you or your loved ones?

If you have previously been diagnosed with OCD or think you might be struggling with OCD, call or text 313-208-3407 or schedule your own initial consultation on our scheduling page