Who is the most famous person with OCD?
- David Beckham. World-renowned soccer player David Beckham has opened up about his struggle with OCD on a few occasions.
- Katy Perry.
- Howard Hughes.
- Leonardo DiCaprio.
- Lena Dunham.
- Howard Stern.
- Fiona Apple.
- Justin Timberlake.
What successful people have OCD? Clearly, many of the celebrities, including Alec Baldwin and Jennifer Love Hewitt, who have admitted to having OCD have managed to work around their disorder in order to lead successful lives.
Are intrusive thoughts common with OCD? OCD obsessions are repeated, persistent and unwanted thoughts, urges or images that are intrusive and cause distress or anxiety. You might try to ignore them or get rid of them by performing a compulsive behavior or ritual. These obsessions typically intrude when you’re trying to think of or do other things.
How many people with OCD have intrusive thoughts? In fact, research has found that over 90% of the population experiences intrusive thoughts (Abramowitz, Deacon, & Whiteside, 2011).