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what is obsessive compulsive disorder symptoms

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Woods
30 years experience Psychiatry
OCD Symptoms: The symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder range from very mild causing little to no impairment in a patient's life, to very severe where the pati ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Bey
57 years experience Psychiatry
Can be: In the old days many pts with OCD requested lobotomies 2 try 2 get relief.
Dr. Andrew Berry
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Painful, not bad: OCD is obsessive compulsive disorder, which is comprised of obsessions (repeating unwanted thoughts) and compulsions (ritualistic behaviors to help de ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glen Elliott
43 years experience Child Psychiatry
See below: Ocd is defined by the presence of recurring obessions (thoughts) & compulsions (behaviors) that are distressing to the person because of time consumed ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Berry
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
OCD: OCD is obsessive compulsive disorder, which is comprised of obsessions (repeating unwanted thoughts) and compulsions (ritualistic behaviors to help de ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
36 years experience Psychiatry
Obsessive Compoulsiv: Disorder involves either obsessions or compulsions. Excessive worry/guilt is ofter one of the early symptoms or silently counting things like letters ... Read More
Dr. Andrew Berry
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
OCD: OCD is obsessive compulsive disorder, which is comprised of obsessions (repeating unwanted thoughts) and compulsions (ritualistic behaviors to help de ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Claiborn
43 years experience Clinical Psychology
Treatment for OCD: There are two generally accepted treatments for OCD. One is medications usually beginning with SSRIs. The other is cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT). ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Missid Ghanem
25 years experience Clinical Psychology
Yes: Everyday examples of OCD like behavior include using one's foot to flush a toilet, knocking on wood 3 times to ward of a bad omen, throwing salt over ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
OCD: Please review the link below. It is a nice summary and source of information and is more complete of an answer than we have room for here. http://ww ... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
They can co-exist: Obsessive Compulsive Disorder = Excessive thoughts (obsessions) & repetitive behaviors (compulsions). People with borderline personality disorder ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Esguerra
16 years experience Psychiatry
Not necessarily: Obsessive compulsive disorder (ocd) tends to develop in the teen years (or younger), but this does not mean that it gets better as one gets older. Wh ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
30 years experience Family Medicine
Ocd: Obsessive–compulsive disorder (ocd) is an anxiety disorder characterized by intrusive thoughts that produce uneasiness, apprehension, fear, or worry; ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
See a doctor: I recommend seeing a doctor so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms.
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