Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder

What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Obsessive-compulsive disorder features a way of unwanted thoughts (obsessions) that lead to performing repetitive behaviors (compulsions). These patterns interfere with everyday activities and result in significant distress. You may try to ignore your obsessions, but that only heightens your anxiety and distress. Eventually, you feel driven to conduct compulsive acts to alleviate stress. Despite actions to ignore or get rid of hazardous thoughts or urges, they keep coming around. This leads to ritualistic behavior, the vicious cycle of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Obsessive-compulsive disorder frequently centers around an excessive fear of getting infected by germs. To relieve your contamination fears, you may wash your hands compulsively until they are chapped. A person with OCD may be ashamed of the condition, but medication and therapy can be effective. Symptoms of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Obsessive-compulsive disorder comprises both obsessions and compulsions. But it is also possible to have only obsessive or compulsive symptoms. Obsession Symptoms OCD obsessions are persistent and unwanted thoughts or urge that are intrusive and result in distress or anxiety. You might ignore them or get rid of them by conducting compulsive behavior. These obsessions generally intrude when you are trying to do other things. Obsessions frequently have themes to them, such as: Anxiety of contamination¬† Disputing and h…
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