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Uncertainty And Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

Our brain structure, just like our genes, can make us vulnerable to OCD. Some types of minds are always pursuing certainty and perfection, not knowing that it is impossible to attain 100 percent of anything at all times.

As the compulsion is never given any permanent relief, there is a need to constantly repeat the action.

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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) often develops in creative and intelligent people and is not limited to being obsessive about sanitizing everything.

  • One example of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is the phobia related to germs and leads to a person disinfecting and cleaning everything obsessively.
  • It is already problematic for many and is now amplified due to the ongoing pandemic.
  • A person who is fanatic about sani...

OCD is often misdiagnosed by medical professionals as depression, anxiety or even bipolar disorder. When it is recognized for what it is, the most effective treatment is EPR, or exposure and response therapy, which is similar to CBT (cognitive behaviour therapy).

Some people with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) develop repetitive activities like tapping, fiddling or blinking, usually a form of body movement or action that provides them with some relief.

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