CHILD OCD TEST

Questions 1–5 Are About Your Obsessions.*

OBSESSIONS are unwelcome and distressing ideas, thoughts, images or impulses that repeatedly enter your mind. They may seem to occur against your will. They may be repugnant to you, you may recognize them as senseless, and they may not fit your personality.

1. TIME OCCUPIED BY OBSESSIVE THOUGHTS
How much of your time was occupied by obsessive thoughts during the past week?
OBSESSION-FREE INTERVAL (not calculated in total score)
On average, what is the longest amount of time per day that you are not bothered by obsessive thoughts?
2. INTERFERENCE DUE TO OBSESSIVE THOUGHTS
How much do these thoughts get in the way of school or doing things with friends? Is there anything that you don’t do because of them?
3. DISTRESS ASSOCIATED WITH OBSESSIVE THOUGHTS
How much do these thoughts bother or upset you?
4. RESISTANCE AGAINST OBSESSIONS
How hard do you try to stop the thoughts or ignore them? How often do you try and disregard or turn your attention away from those thoughts as they enter your mind?
5. DEGREE OF CONTROL OVER OBSESSIVE THOUGHTS
When you try to fight the thoughts, can you beat them? How much control do you have over the thoughts?
6. TIME SPENT PERFORMING COMPULSIVE BEHAVIORS
How much time do you spend doing these things? How much longer than most people does it take to complete your usual daily activities because of these behaviors? How often are these done?
COMPULSION-FREE INTERVAL (not calculated in total score)
How much do these behaviors get in the way of school or doing things with friends? Is there anything you don’t do because of them?
7. INTERFERENCE DUE TO COMPULSIVE BEHAVIORS
How much do these behaviors get in the way of school or doing things with friends? Is there anything you don’t do because of them?
8. DISTRESS ASSOCIATED WITH COMPULSIVE BEHAVIORS
How would you feel if prevented from carrying out your compulsive behavior(s)? How upset would you become?
9. RESISTANCE AGAINST COMPULSIONS
How much do you try to fight the compulsive behavior(s)?
10. DEGREE OF CONTROL OVER COMPULSIVE BEHAVIORS
How strong is the feeling that you have to carry out the compulsive behavior(s)? When you try to fight them what happens? How much control do you have over the compulsions?