Speaking to German magazine Zeit Leo, Niall said: “I have what doctors call mild OCD. That means I feel like I have to do things a certain way.
David Beckham has admitted that he suffers from OCD. The footballer has spoken for the first time about his addiction to rearranging hotel rooms and lining up soda cans to make “everything perfect”.
Leonardo DiCaprio has been a household name in the entertainment industry for almost 30 years. Still, it comes as a surprise to many to learn that the accomplished actor frequently suffers from OCD bouts.
What causes OCD? Experts are unsure of the exact cause of OCD. Genetics, brain abnormalities and the environment are believed to play a role. It often begins in adolescence or early adulthood.
Adele has been open about her mental health struggles, detailing how anxiety and depression kept her bedridden after her marriage failed. The Grammy Award-winning singer, 33, shared how she felt “devastated and embarrassed” when news of her divorce from Simon Konecki broke in 2019.
He was never diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder, but was definitely “hyperactive” and unable to concentrate in school. Disgusting too. “I was a real punk, no question about it,” says DiCaprio, sounding quite proud of it. “Not so much to my parents, but to some authority and certainly to other children.
Treating OCD may not be a cure, but it can help control symptoms so they don’t dominate your daily life. Depending on the severity of the OCD, some people may need long-term, ongoing, or more intensive treatment.
Leonardo DiCaprio delivered one of his best roles in the film Aviator, in which he portrayed Hollywood mogul Howard Hughes. Howard Hughes had an intense obsessive-compulsive disorder of cleanliness.
Research indicates that OCD involves problems with communication between the front of the brain and deeper structures of the brain. These brain structures use a neurotransmitter (basically a chemical messenger) called serotonin.