When the elderly develop obsessive compulsive disorder, it can be hard on caregivers. Seniors may wash their hands or perform other behaviors repeatedly. Learn how to handle OCD in the elderly.
Articles About Elderly Ocd
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) in Elders
Obsessive compulsive behaviors interfere with the daily life of an elderly person and their caregiver. The elder is unable to control the rituals.
- Senior Anxiety, OCD and Hoarding
Anxiety disorders among the elderly include general anxiety, hoarding and obsessive compulsive disorder.
- Hoarding Behaviors Worsen With Age
New research indicates that hoarding behavior among the elderly becomes more severe with age. However, a proven link between hoarding and depression has shed light on an effective way to put a stop to this frustrating and harmful behavior.