|The Obsessive Compulsive
The OC Foundation is the largest OCD-related organization in the U.S. Its website
provides information on OCD, treatment, and research. By becoming a member ($45)
you will receive the OCF's regular newsletter, a booklet on living with OCD,
and information about their annual conference.
|The Madison Institute
Obsessive Compulsive Information Center
The Obsessive Compulsive Information Center has lots of useful information on
OCD. The Center has over 19,000 articles on OCD that you can search and request,
for a fee. It also publishes booklets on OCD, and research packets on many different
aspects of OCD (available for between $5 and $10).
||National Institute of Mental Health OCD Page
The NIMH has various online publications regarding
For a general list of its publications, see:
The NIMH has published an online booklet about OCD,
its causes, and its treatment. The site also has
a list of organizations, recommended books, and research
The site is available in Spanish at:
The NIMH also has an online diagnostic tool to identify
if you might have OCD. It is available at:
It also has an online screening test:
For a general NIMH publication on OCD, see:
This is an excellent
British site with lots of information on OCD. It
is relatively new, and packed with information. There
is a good section on OCD in young people. Although
the site is not designed for children, it has useful
information for parents.
This site was created by Dr. Steven Phillipson, a psychologist in New York City.
The site contains various articles on OCD by Dr. Phillipson, as well as some "success
stories" of patients who were treated with cognitive-behavioral therapy.
||HealthyPlace OCD Community
This British site has information about OCD, including
about OCD in children. It allows users to post messages.
It is not designed for children to use, but does have some
||The Anxiety Community
This website has some information on OCD, but most interesting
is an online checklist of symptoms. You can fill
out the checklist and then submit it. The site will
then provide you with a report or summary of your current
site has some information on OCD, although it is not
aimed at OCD in children.
This site has information
on OCD. It, too, is not aimed
at OCD in children.