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Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

Also called: Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder, OCPD, OCD

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I think you will be okay.  It's not like you actually had their blood on your hands and I've never heard of blood dried on paper harming...
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There are no specific medications just for trichotillomania, just the comprehensive pscyhiatric managment of the OCD. This may include a...
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I think you should see a psychiatrist about this. I have had a similar problem when I was younger that sort of fizzled out. Anxiety disorders, like...
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Obsessive-compulsive disorder (or OCD) is one of the "anxiety disorders." It goes beyond the ordinary "double-checking" and...
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At one time, obsessive or compulsive behavior was thought to indicate demonic possession. Exorcism was one of the earliest -- and least successful...
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Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that is characterized by the sufferer experiencing repeated obsessions and/or compulsions...
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Without treatment, the symptoms of OCD can progress to the point that the sufferer's life becomes consumed, inhibiting their ability to keep a job...
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Some practitioners will administer a self-test of screening questions to individuals whom they suspect may be suffering from OCD. In addition to...
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While there is no known specific cause for obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), family history and chemical imbalances in the brain are thought to...
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Most individuals with OCD experience some symptoms of the disorder indefinitely, with times of improvement alternating with times of difficulty...
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OCD is an anxiety disorder characterized by intense, recurrent, unwanted thoughts and rituals that are beyond the person's control.
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Researchers have yet to pinpoint the exact cause of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), but brain abnormalities, genetic (family) influences, and...
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A diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is based on your symptoms, medical history, and a physical examination. Your doctor may also want...
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Taking care of yourself every day is important in dealing with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). This includes taking your medicines as directed...
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After you are diagnosed with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), your doctor will likely prescribe antidepressants known as selective serotonin...
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