Re: Are phobias part of OCD?
I mainly want to know if phobias are part of OCD. I know that on the tv show MONK, he has OCD, but also has his phobias.
My phobias are listed under the thread title "What are your phobias? Is this OCD?"
I have too many. First and foremost is claustrophobia. And in no certain order, spiders. I used to just sit and kind of look at them sideways. I was paralyzed, terrified, heart racing, etc.. Also, fear of going over bridges, horrible fear of the actual act of vomiting. Not afraid of vomit. Just afraid of vomiting. Fear that I can't breathe. Fear of flying, thanks to 9/11 and claustrophobia. Terrible fear of dirt and germs. I am a handwasher. Fear of being buried alive, although I think that is not uncommon. That's all I can remember right now.