Self-Assessment: OCD

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders comes in many forms and sizes, from pure obsessional thoughts without compulsions to pure compulsions without obsessional thoughts, and many accompanying disorders such as Trichotillomania (hair pulling), Hypochondria (fear of diseases), Hoarding, and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD). Between 2-3% of the population suffers from OCD.

Do you want to check how bad are your obsessive thoughts and/or compulsive behaviors?

While only a professional can provide an official diagnosis, this simple tool can provide you with a ballpark rating for the severity of your symptoms.

Simply rate each item according to the extent to which you are experiencing that symptom over the last week weeks or months, including today. If more than one option seems appropriate, choose the more severe option.

*Your results or identifying data will not be saved in any form.


OCD Self-Check

Please rate the severity of each of the following symptoms:

1 / 10

Time Spent on Obsessive Thoughts

2 / 10

Dysfunctional Effect of Obsessive Thoughts

3 / 10

Distress due to Obsessive Thoughts

4 / 10

Resisting Obsessive Thoughts

5 / 10

Control over Obsessive Thoughts

6 / 10

Time Spent Performing Compulsive Behaviors or Mental Checks

7 / 10

Dysfunctional Effect of Compulsions

8 / 10

Distress due to Compulsive Behaviors

9 / 10

Resisting Compulsive Behaviors

10 / 10

How much Control do you have over Compulsive Behaviors?