Eating Disorders Test; OCD. OCD Some of the common Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA) What Every Adult Child of an Alcoholic . The experience of children being parented by an adult with obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is not unlike that of a child being raised by an alcoholic or drug addict, or of a child who has lost a parent. Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, is an anxiety disorder in which an individual experiences recurring thoughts that cause irrational fears and anxiety. Individuals with OCD engage in repeated, compulsive rituals, such .