I have had problems with anxiety for some time, and I'm wondering if this might be OCD? In the past when I was alone in the house I was constantly checking things like the oven was turned off, checking the door is locked, plugs out etc. If I was alone overnight I would stay up until 5am going from window to window looking for burglars. Now I live with my partner, it isn't as bad but I still check the doors, oven etc quite a few times. The problem I have now is fear of harm coming to myself by accident. I had a panic attack last week when I was travelling in a coach, thinking that it would run off the road and crash. I am learning to drive (I'm now 32) and its taken me years to pluck up the courage to learn. If another vehicle comes onto my side of the road- even when overtaking a parked car etc. I am seized by fear and start crying. I'm terrified of crashing. If I stay in a hotel over night I can't sleep for thinking that the building will collapse while we sleep. Is this OCD?
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