The Lambert Post

The reality of Obsessive-compulsive disorder

There are various compulsions that result from the obsessive thoughts, one of the most well known being perpetual hand washing.

Cayla Vanderzanden, Opinion Editor

March 23, 2017

An anonymous student from Lambert High School defined Obsessive-compulsive disorder, commonly called OCD, as “someone must have things a certain way” and another student described it as “you have to be organized 24-7”. The general lack of knowledge regarding OCD makes it that much easier to misuse...