OCD in the Workplace
OCD Is In Your Corporation.
Did You Know That:
5% of American adults have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).
1% of those with a college education have OCD.
OCD Symptoms in the Workplace:
Recurrent persistent thoughts that can’t be ignored
Excessive repetitive behaviors
Takes >1 hour per day or interferes with daily life
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