OCD and Scrupulosity


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Saint Ignatius Loyola. In the 15th-16th c., he may have shown signs of OCD and its more worldly spiritual manifestation: scrupulosity.

Saint Ignatius Loyola. In the 15th-16th c., he may have shown signs of OCD and its more worldly spiritual manifestation: scrupulosity.

AMHF Professional Advisory Board member Dr. William Van Ornum is quoted by CNN Health on the subjects of obsessive-compulsive disorder and scrupulosity.

Considerable controversy also exists among the professional community regarding issues such as worship itself and OCD or addiction, as well as whether certain seizure disorders manifest, or perhaps mask, themselves as hyper-religiosity.


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