February 24, 2010
I'm not a doctor, though I occasionally play one on FOX's television medical drama "House," but from what I know obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a type of anxiety disorder. If you have OCD, you have repeated, upsetting thoughts called obsessions, which in turn can lead to an urgent need to perform certain rituals or routines called compulsions over and over again to alleviate your anxiety.
Examples of obsessions are a fear of germs or a fear of not winning an NBA championship. Compulsions include washing your hands, excessive vacuuming and choreographed, time-consuming handshakes with Cavalier teammates prior to tossing talc up in the air.
You know where I'm going here ...
Again, I'm not a doctor.
On second thought, I don't know what the big deal is. I start every TBJ episode like that.
via The Hoop Doctors