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 feel that there are good and bad numbers

2 / 18

I check things more often than necessary.

3 / 18

I get upset if objects are not arranged properly.

4 / 18

I collect things I don’t need.

5 / 18

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

6 / 18

I wash my hands more often and longer than necessary.

7 / 18

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

8 / 18

I repeatedly check doors, windows, drawers, etc.

9 / 18

I need things to be arranged in a particular way.

10 / 18

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

11 / 18

I feel I have to repeat certain numbers.

12 / 18

I feel compelled to count while I am doing things.

13 / 18

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

14 / 18

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

15 / 18

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

16 / 18

I find it difficult to control my own thoughts.

17 / 18

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

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