German Clinic for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Psychiatric University Hospital Heidelberg, @4028mdk09/CC0

Which are the best clinics for the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) in Germany? Some excellent hospitals are listed here.

Did I really switch off the stove and did I close all the windows? These are thoughts that people with an obsessive compulsive disorder experience. An OCD manifests itself in obsessive thoughts or compulsive actions. These are recurring and perceived as tormenting or burdensome. Even if the person affected feels the thoughts or actions are partly unfounded, their suppression causes fear and strain.

Other forms of obsessive thoughts are for example fear or disgust for dirt and contamination which leads to excessive washing or cleaning.
The inclination to arrange objects according to complex patterns, excessive order in general or ritual behaviours such as counting or controls to prevent an accident are other shapes of obsessive compulsive disorder. At all of the clinics mentiones below, there are doctors who have vast experience with the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder (ICD F42).

Top Clinics for Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

HospitalCityTreatment Cases (2019)International Office
Schön Clinic Bad ArolsenBad Arolsen171No
University Hospital Gießen and Marburg, Marburg locationMarburg70Yes
University Hospital JenaJena53No
University Hospital FreiburgFreiburg48Yes
Klinikum am WeissenhofWeinsberg45No
University Hospital HeidelbergHeidelberg35Yes
Alexianer St. Joseph Hospital Berlin-WeißenseeBerlin30No
Clinic König-Ludwig-HausWürzburg30No
University Hospital TübingenTübingen29Yes
University Hospital Hamburg-EppendorfHamburg28Yes
University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus DresdenDresden27Yes
University Hospital WürzburgWürzburg22Yes
University Hospital ErlangenErlangen21Yes
Clinic Christophsbad GöppingenGöppingen20No
LVR Clinic BonnBonn20No
University Hospital CologneCologne20Yes
LVR Clinic EssenEssen19No
Clinic Nürnberg NordNürnberg18Yes
University Hospital UlmUlm17Yes
Munich University HospitalMunich16Yes
University Hospital LeipzigLeipzig16No
University Medicine GöttingenGöttingen16No
Stuttgart ClinicStuttgart15Yes
Schlosspark ClinicBerlin14Yes
Center for Psychiatry ReichenauReichenau14No
KJF Clinic JosefinumAugsburg13No
University Hospital MünsterMünster13Yes
Central Institute for Mental Health (ZI)Mannheim13No

The name of the Clinic is displayed per mouse-over

This is how the clinic list was created:

  • Many patients! At the nine clinics presented above, the doctors have great experience with the treatment of obsessive compulsive disorder, because only hospitals that treat OCD (ICD F42) on an at least average basis have been taken into consideration. Hospitals are obliged to inform about their medical treatment in quality reports and to provide this information to the Federal Joint Committee.
  • High Level of Patient Satisfaction!5 out of 6 patients are satisfied with their treatment in the hospital. All of the private clinics presented above achieved 5 out of 6 stars on the independent rating platform klinikbewertungen.de.
  • Good Hygiene! Many patients suffer from an infection during their hospital stay, which is why good hospital hygiene is important. All the clinics attach above-average value to patient safety. At least 45 out of 55 measures have been taken in order to guarantee optimal hygiene before, during and after surgery.

This is just a small selection of German clinics. Of course, many other hospitals also offer a high quality of treatment.