OCD is a very big disorder in the United States and it can be quite baffling to the family when one of the family members actually suffers from the disease. The disorder can take over the life of the person who is suffering from it and it can also damage the lives of the family members as well. Without proper care, it is impossible to cope with OCD.
- Obsessive compulsive disorder can be incredibly disabling for the affected individual and completely baffling for the family.
- Rather than helping, accommodation can provide fertile ground in which OCD can flourish.
- Whether you are the parent, partner, or sibling, Hershfield offers a series of dos, don’ts and observations about how to support both the individual affected with OCD and yourself.
“Obsessive compulsive disorder can be incredibly disabling for the affected individual and completely baffling for the family.”