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delusions and ocd

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
30 years experience Clinical Psychology
Possibly: Ocd has two major components: intrusive and inappropriate thoughts (not worries about real-life problems), and repetitive behaviors aimed at preventin ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: There isn't enough information to really know. However, a psychological assessment would be a good idea. Take care.

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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Coping methods: "delusions of grandeur" can be a way of coping with feelings of inadequacy in certain conditions. But a "delusion" is a fixed false belief not impact ... Read More
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Delusions are a: Psychotic symptom. This is not a symptom of obsessive compulsive disorder but I am sure that this delusion does serve as a manner of coping.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
30 years experience Clinical Psychology
Anxiety v. psychosis: Ocd has two major components: intrusive and inappropriate thoughts (not worries about real-life problems), and repetitive behaviors aimed at preventin ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Rip: Again asked x7.
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
OCD & schizophrenia: are two different disorders. Your anxiety may be what is prompting you to ask this question. The fact that you have not had any schizophrenic sympto ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Very different: Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and often disabling brain disorder with psychotic symptoms like hallucinations, delusions, and thought disorder. ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Saccomando
20 years experience Psychiatry
Insight: Occasionally, the line can be blurry. However, basically, an obsession is a thought you know doesn't make sense and a delusion is a fixed false belie ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ravi Chand
26 years experience Psychiatry
Varies: Depends on the age, gender, race, abnomlal bmi, previous medication trials this is not meant to be medical or psychiatric advice. There is no doctor ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Delusions: One explanation is excess Dopamine in your brain. Another is analytic theory where thoughts & feelings are projected & experienced as coming from the ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nancy Liebler
29 years experience Critical Care
Irrational beliefs: There are different types of delusions. The most common delusional themes are erotic (believing that one is loved by another), grandiose (believing t ... Read More
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holt answered
28 years experience Family Medicine
I'll explain: Delusions are when you think something is happening and it's not. For instance you may think you're the president of the United States, but you're not ... Read More
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