How to Deal with Coronavirus if you have OCD or Anxiety - Article


ADAA members Jon Hershfield, MA, LMFT and Shala Nicely, LPC provide expert tips on how to manage coronavirus anxiety if you have OCD or anxiety.

..."The CDC can also use words like "frequently" or "often" to describe how often hands should to be washed. This can cause a lot of distress to people with OCD because they can worry about the specific meaning of those words, said Jon Hershfield, the director of The OCD and Anxiety Center of Greater Baltimore. "How do I know that I am washing my hands 'frequently' as opposed to every hour or after every contact with a public surface?.."