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Question 1

I have saved up so many things that they get in the way.

Question 2

I check things more often than necessary.

Question 3

I get upset if objects are not arranged properly.

Question 4

I feel compelled to count while I am doing things.

Question 5

I find it difficult to touch an object when I know it has been touched by strangers or certain people.

Question 6

I find it difficult to control my own thoughts.

Question 7

I collect things I don’t need.

Question 8

I repeatedly check doors, windows, drawers, etc.

Question 9

I get upset if others change the way I have arranged things.

Question 10

I feel I have to repeat certain numbers.

Question 11

I sometimes have to wash or clean myself simply because I feel contaminated.

Question 12

I am upset by unpleasant thoughts that come into my mind against my will.

Question 13

I avoid throwing things away because I am afraid I might need them later

Question 14

I repeatedly check gas and water taps and light switches after turning them off.

Question 15

I need things to be arranged in a particular way.

Question 16

I feel that there are good and bad numbers

Question 17

I wash my hands more often and longer than necessary.

Question 18

I frequently get nasty thoughts and have difficulty in getting rid of them.

Question 1 of 18

When answering the above questions please consider how they have applied to you in the last month or so.

This test may help identify if you are suffering with OCD and to what degree. It is not meant to replace a full assessment by a qualified clinician and we would always recommend going to a qualified, experienced clinician if you have any concerns about your results or your health.

This test was adapted from: Foa, E.B., Huppert, J.D., Leiberg, S., Hajcak, G., Langner, R., et al. (2002). The Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory: Development and validation of a short version. Psychological Assessment, 14, 485-496

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