OCD - PsyHome


This test may help identify if you are suffering with OCD and to what degree.


OCD Assessment

When answering the 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

1 / 18

I repeatedly check doors, windows, drawers, etc.

2 / 18

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

3 / 18

I feel compelled to count while I am doing things.

4 / 18

I need things to be arranged in a particular way.

5 / 18

I get upset if objects are not arranged properly.

6 / 18

I collect things I don’t need.

7 / 18

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

8 / 18

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

9 / 18

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

10 / 18

I check things more often than necessary.

11 / 18

I wash my hands more often and longer than necessary.

12 / 18

I feel I have to repeat certain numbers.

13 / 18

I find it difficult to control my own thoughts.

14 / 18

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

15 / 18

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

16 / 18

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

17 / 18

I feel that there are good and bad numbers

18 / 18

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


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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