Obsessive-compulsive Disorder

Obsessive-compulsive Disorder. It is a pattern of unwanted thoughts and fears (obsessions) that lead you to do repetitive behaviors (compulsions).

Obsessive-compulsive Disorder. A pattern of unwanted thoughts and fears

Obsessive-compulsive Disorder is treatable

Obsessive-compulsive Disorder

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Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition characterized by uncontrollable, recurring thoughts (obsessions) and repetitive behaviors (compulsions) that a person feels the urge to perform. These symptoms can be distressing and can interfere with a person's ability to lead a normal life.

Obsessive-compulsive Disorder are recurring thoughts, ideas, or images that a person finds distressing or anxiety-provoking. These thoughts may be related to fears of contamination, harm, or making mistakes, among other things. Compulsions are repetitive behaviors or mental acts that a person feels driven to perform in response to an obsession.

These behaviors or mental acts are usually aimed at reducing the distress caused by the obsession. Still, they may not always be logically related to the obsession and may not always be effective in reducing distress.

Examples of compulsions include excessive cleaning or hand-washing, counting, checking, or repeating certain words or phrases, and arranging items in a specific order.

It's important to note that not everyone who experiences occasional obsessive thoughts or compulsive behavior has OCD. To be diagnosed with Obsessive-compulsive disorder, a person must experience both obsessions and compulsions that cause significant distress and interfere with their ability to function in daily life.

Treatment for Obsessive-compulsive disorder typically involves a combination of therapy and medication. The most effective form of therapy for OCD is called cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), which teaches people how to change their thought patterns and behavior. It can help reduce the severity of symptoms of Obsessive-compulsive disorder. Medications such as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) are also used to treat OCD.

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Getting Help at The Insight Clinic

Getting Help at The Insight Clinic

Getting Help at The Insight Clinic

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