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Symptoms Of Compulsive Liars
I have a problem with compulsive lieing and minupliating people to get my ways I'm scared to death I'm A sociopath. Are these symptoms?
Personality Disorder: I commend you for being honest about compulsive lying and manipulating people to get my ways. Being “scared to death I'm A sociopath” indicates that you want to improve yourself. You are not sociopath if you do not have reckless disregard for your other’s, safety, have remorse for your actions, do not get in physical fights or assault, do not get arrested, and follow the LAW. Have Therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
OCD: Ocd is an anxiety disorder characterized by repeated unwanted thoughts, feelings, ideas (obsessions) or behaviors make them feel driven to do something (compulsions), or both. The key is that they are unpleasant and intrusive thoughts and the compulsions are an attempt to relieve the anxiety. Ocd patients often know it is excessive. Theme(s) involved can be many things, including checking or germs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 patient is totally disabled and unable to perform even simple activities of daily living. Examples: counting rituals interfere with getting to work, spending 12 hours each day in the shower, fear of HIV contamination leaves a patient home bound. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See below: Ocd is defined by the presence of recurring obessions (thoughts) & compulsions (behaviors) that are distressing to the person because of time consumed or effects of thoughts/acts. Nearly all individuals label the thoughts and behaviors as "weird" or "odd, " even very young children; yet, they can't stop. Usually, the compulsion is an effort to get rid of the thought. Range of symptoms is wide. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does anyone have one or two symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder but not the entire disorder?
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 one's shoulder for a positive future, or feeling inspired to say "god forbid!" after mentioning the potential death of a living person. For most, the repetitiousness of this becomes mildly annoying, for those w/ OCD it severely affects their life! ...Read more
OCD: OCD is obsessive compulsive disorder, which is comprised of obsessions (repeating unwanted thoughts) and compulsions (ritualistic behaviors to help deal with those thoughts) such as washing hands repeatedly, constantly cleaning, checking locks, and other similar behaviors. Often the emotions behind OCD are based in fear and/or anger that is unresolved and even unverbalized. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What are the symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorder?? How can it be treated? Is it serious? And does it have any stages?
Could affect life: Obsession is un-stoppable baseless repetitive thinking in mind ( I will have an accident) without any reason. Compulsion is un-stoppable repetitive actions (washing hand again and again to get rid of imaginary things) without any reason. Usually treated with medication and psychotherapy. It doesnt have any stages but it could affect some one significantly to make him dysfuntional. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does obssesive compulsive disorder symptoms include also being obsessed with the same thing or idea for a long period of time ?
Yes: Yes, you are right. Obsessive ideas are an important finding and often give rise to compulsatory behaviors with ocd. However, this is only one cause of obsessive ideas. Certain medication (including some for adhd) and other causes can also occasionally produce similar obsessive symptoms. Ask your doctor if you have any specific concerns. I hope this helps. ...Read more
What are symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder (ocd)? Can it impact studying? I'm in high school.
Ocd: Obsessive–compulsive disorder (ocd) is an anxiety disorder characterized by intrusive thoughts that produce uneasiness, apprehension, fear, or worry; by repetitive behaviors aimed at reducing the associated anxiety; or by a combination of such obsessions and compulsions. Any type of this obsessive behavior could certainly affect ones ability to adequately perform their school work. Get eval. ...Read more
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