Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, is a mental health condition characterized by recurring, intrusive thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors (compulsions).
People with OCD often experience distressing thoughts or fears that cause anxiety, and they engage in rituals or repetitive actions to alleviate the anxiety temporarily.
Obsessions are intrusive and unwanted thoughts, images, or urges that are difficult to control. They can be related to a wide range of themes, such as cleanliness, orderliness, symmetry, fear of harm, or disturbing or taboo subjects. Compulsions, on the other hand, are repetitive behaviours or mental acts that individuals feel compelled to perform to reduce the anxiety caused by their obsessions.