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A 31-year-old member asked:

What are your biggest compulsions and obsessions if ocd?

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Dr. Robert Woods
Psychiatry 31 years experience
Those That Impair: The worst symptoms of OCD (obsessions and compulsions) are those that cause the greatest impairment in a person's ability to engage in life. One patient comes home and spends 8 to 10 hours straightening the fringe on his carpet and is able to hold a normal job. Another patient cannot hold a job because of chronic tardiness as he must park his car in an exact manner and continues this for hours.
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A 48-year-old member asked:

Does pure-c or OCD with only compulsions (no obsessions) exist?

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Dr. Marvin Miller
A Verified Doctoranswered
49 years experience
Probably not: The o/c ratio is variable in each patient but usually there is some of each present in a patient. Whatever the ratio a combination of therapy and meds is best in producing benefits.
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Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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