OCD: What it’s all about

Man covering his mouth

Sara Dimerman in conversation with Dr. Noah Lazar. Over the course of this episode you will learn more about:

  • Whether or not OCD is a form of anxiety
  • The age at which OCD is typically diagnosed
  • The difference between an obsession and a compulsion
  • Some of the more common groups of behaviours and thoughts that we see in people diagnosed with OCD
  • Whether OCD is inherited or learnt
  • Other disorders that are on the OCD spectrum, such as trichotillomania and hoarding
  • The most common approach to treating OCD and how this works
  • The role of medication when treating OCD