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OCD:Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

OCD:Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

What is OCD?

These are upsetting thoughts or impulses that repeatedly occur.

  • People with OCD may try to ignore or suppress them, but they may be afraid that somehow the thoughts might be true.
  • The anxiety associated with suppression can also become too great to endure, making them engage in compulsive behaviors to decrease their anxiety.
  • These are repetitive acts that temporarily relieve the stress and anxiety brought on by an obsession. Often, people who have compulsions believe these rituals will prevent something bad from happening.

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  • These are repetitive acts that temporarily relieve the stress and anxiety brought on by an obsession. Often, people who have compulsions believe these rituals will prevent something bad from happening.
  • A typical treatment plan for OCD will usually include both psychother...

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