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How common is obsessive compulsive disorder?

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asked Nov 8, 2015 in OCD by Peter

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OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) is present in 2% of the general population (Sasson et al., 1997). So 2 out of every 100 people will have OCD, so you will know someone who has OCD. The good news is that OCD has effective treatments.

answered Nov 29, 2015 by drcarlo (294,430 points)