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Obsessive-compulsive disorder test

The following test can help you to find out the presence of tendencies usually associated with an obsessive-compulsive disorder. However this is not a professional instrument and it must not be considered as valuable as professional assessment. Its function is to verify your behaviour and help you decide if asking for professional help.


Have you experienced unpleasant thoughts or mental images that repeatedly reached your mind, regarding the following matters? See below...

1 - The fear of being contaminated (filth, germs, radiations) or getting AIDS?

Yes   |   No

2 - The concern for perfect order of things (clothes, tools, food, etc.)?
Yes   |   No

3 - Images of death or terrible events?
Yes   |   No

4 - Unacceptable and immoral thoughts?
Yes   |   No

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Have you been worried or afraid for some events, such as...

5 - Fires, floodings or thefts?
Yes   |   No

6 - Running down a person with our car?
Yes   |   No

7 - Spreading a disease (for example AIDS)?
Yes   |   No

8 - Losing something valuable?
Yes   |   No

9 - Causing pain to another person because of your neglectful behaviour?
Yes   |   No

10 - Ceding to a sudden impulse, such as the impulse to hurt a beloved person, to push someone on the bus, to perform a dangerous act with your car, to do something sexually inappropriate or to poison your guests?
Yes   |   No

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Have you experienced the need to repeat some behaviours, such as...

11 - The ritual cleaning of your clothes, of your house or of your body?
Yes   |   No

12 - Checking switches, taps, dishware, door locks, safety devices?
Yes   |   No

13 - Counting and/or re-arrange objects, waking up at night to repeat activities already performed during the day?
Yes   |   No

14 - Keeping useless objects or inspecting the garbage before throwing it away?
Yes   |   No

15 - Repeating routine actions (sitting down and standing up, passing through doors, lighting up the cigarette again) more than one time until it's enough?
Yes   |   No

16 - Touching objects or people?
Yes   |   No

17 - Reading and writing the same things over and over, opening and closing envelopes?
Yes   |   No

18 - Examining your body for illnesses?
Yes   |   No

19 - Avoiding specific colors ("red" symbolizes blood), numbers ("13" is unlucky), or names (those that start with D of "Death") that are associated with unpleasant memories or experiences?
Yes   |   No

20 - Feeling a strong need to "confess" something or to be reassured that your thoughts and ideas are right?
Yes   |   No



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Referring to behaviours described above:


21 - Averagely, how much time do these behaviours and thoughts occupy in your life, daily?
None   |   0 - 1 hours   |   1 - 3 hours   |   3 - 8 hours   |   More than 8 hours

22 - How much distress do they cause you?
None   |   Little   |   Moderate   |   Much   |   Very much

23 - How much do they negatively influence your work, your tasks, your relationships with other people?
Not at all   |   Little   |   Enough   |   Much   |   Very much

24 - How much control do you have on them?
Complete control   |   High control   |   Moderate control   |   Modest control   |  No control

25 - Do they cause you to avoid tasks, appointments, meetings, parties?
Never   |   Rarely   |   Sometimes   |   Frequently   |   Always
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