Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an illness that causes people to have unwanted thoughts (obsessions) and to repeat certain behaviors (compulsions) over and over again. This usually results in the person experiencing anxiety.

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Obsessive-Compulsive Foundation
Not-for-profit organization of people with OCD and related disorders, their families, and mental health professionals. Provides support, assistance, and education to the public. Discussion of therapy and drug treatment options, effects in children, bulletin board.
Again and Again
A large, organized collection of annotated links to OCD-related web sites.
Anxieties.com OCD Information
Information on OCD and its treatment.
Beyond OCD
Non profit organization that provides information and helpful resources for people seeking treatment and advice for dealing with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder.
BrainPhysics.com
Information and support for obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), and related disorders, such as anxiety, compulsive behaviors, and impulse control disorders. Treatment resources and self-tests.
Dr. Randy Frost
Smith College researcher specializing in OCD, especially "hoarding". Links to articles on OCD and other anxiety disorders.
eMedicine - Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Article, bibliography, and resources regarding the Obsessive-Comulsive Disorder.
Internet Mental Health OCD Information
Articles on research, diagnosis, and treatment of OCD, as well as an online OCD self-test. Also includes links to OCD organizations and online resources for other anxiety disorders.
OCD Action
British organization for individuals with OCD. Includes information on treatment, as well as links to various online resources.
OCD History Website
A history of obsessive-compulsive disorder from earliest times to the present, along with excerpts from sources and an annotated bibliography.
OCD-UK
British charity provides information on OCD and related conditions, as well on therapy and treatment resources. Also lists support groups throughout UK.
Program in Child Affective and Anxiety Disorders
Information on clinical research and treatment offered at Duke University in North Carolina.
VirtualTeen-OCD
OCD discussion forum for teens.
USA Today: The Danger of Hoarding
Linked behaviors, tips on dealing with borderline behavior, discussion of the brain differences between hoarders and other OCD sufferers. (February 18, 2004)

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