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Are the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder bad?

Are the symptoms of obsessive-compulsive disorder bad?

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 more

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Obsession (Definition)

Is a thought that recurs or persists despite efforts to ignore or confront them, seen ...Read more


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Symptoms of authuritis?

Symptoms of authuritis?

Symptoms: There are a vast number of symptoms of arthritis and the symptoms will vary depending upon the specific type of arthritis being presented. The most common type of arthritis is degenerative joint disease or osteoarthritis and common symptoms of it include multiple joint pains, swelling, and stiffness and difficulty with walking, and relief (at least initially) with anti-inflammatory medications. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of persistent sexual arousal syndrome?

What are the symptoms of persistent sexual arousal syndrome?

PSAS: Involuntary genital and clitoral arousal unrelated to subjective feelings of sexual desire which persists despite one or more orgasms and which usually feels intrusive and unwanted. ...Read more

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Are the symptoms of situational depression bad?

Are the symptoms of situational depression bad?

They Can Be Bad: Just because there may be a clear reason that someone is depressed, this does not make the depression any easier. Situational depression can be just as severe as other depressive episodes that seem to occur for no reason. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorders?

What are the symptoms of obsessive compulsive disorders?

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 more

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Can anxiety cause constant worrying and obsession over things? What are the symptoms of anxiety?

Can anxiety cause constant worrying and obsession over things? What are the symptoms of anxiety?

Anxiety symptoms: Symptoms of anxiety can include uncontrolled worrying, restlessness, increased muscle tension, irritability, problems with sleep & concentration as well as feeling tired. ...Read more

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Can the physical symptoms of anxiety present themselves without the presence of anxious thoughts and feelings?

Can the physical symptoms of anxiety present themselves without the presence of anxious thoughts and feelings?

We can be anxious: and not be aware of it like when we get our blood pressure measured and it is high although we don't feel anxious. Our "Fight flight" response is working. Take a look at www.relaxationresponse.org for a little technique to evoke the Relaxation Response. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Is sexual obsession a symptom of psychosis?

Is sexual obsession a symptom of psychosis?

No: Obsessions are not considered psychotic. Rather, they are recurrent and persistent thoughts that cause a lot of anxiety and distress. ...Read more

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What are the cognitive symptoms of depression ?

What are the cognitive symptoms of depression ?

Negative thinking: Poor concentration, attention deficits, obsessive rumination, negative thoughts, suicidal thoughts, etc. Practicing meditation and dropping depressing thoughts in conjunction with psychotherapy and medication can help. ...Read more

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What are the milder symptoms of early obsessive compulsive disorder?

What are the milder symptoms of early obsessive compulsive disorder?

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 more

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What are the withdrawal symptoms of clonazepam ?

What are the withdrawal symptoms of clonazepam ?

Various...: Nausea, vomiting, agitation, sweating, and the most dangerous seizures which could potentially happen if you abruptly stop medication. ...Read more

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What are the signs of obsessive anxiety?

What are the signs of obsessive anxiety?

When you : Can't stop thinking about the things that worry you, difficulty sleeping, concentrating on anything else, you have obsessive anxiety, usually referred to as obsessive compulsive disorder. (Some people just obsess others also feel compelled to do things repetitively, like wash their hands due to anxiety about germs). ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of paranoia disorder?

What are the symptoms of paranoia disorder?

FEAR: Paranoia is an irrational or delusional perception "fear" of the feelings and intentions of others. Someone who is paranoid misinterprets every thing around them to come to the conclusion that someone or something is going to harm them in some way. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of having social anxiety?

What are the symptoms of having social anxiety?

Social anxiety: Do you become anxious/fearful/ embarrassed in every day interactions with others? Is hard for you talk to other people or look them in the eyes? Do you go out of your way to avoid interacting with others? Are you afraid that other people are judging you & that anything you do might lead to a humiliating situation? If yes to these, does it impact your job, school, & daily living? ...Read more

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Can celexa (citalopram) get rid of physical symptoms of anxiety?

Can celexa (citalopram) get rid of physical symptoms of anxiety?

Yes: It typically takes 6-8 weeks and a higher dose (40mg). That does not mean you should start at that dose, rather get to that dose after titrating up. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of anxiety disorder?

What are the symptoms of anxiety disorder?

Various: There are several different types of anxiety disorders, ranging from generalized anxiety disorder to panic disorder and others such as social anxiety, etc. Generalized anxiety is marked by excessive worry, motor tension, feeling overwhelmed, and restlessness. Often times, sleep will be impaired. Treatment of anxiety disorders may involve medication and/ or cognitive psychotherapy. ...Read more

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What are the physical symptoms of anxiety like?

What are the physical symptoms of anxiety like?

Anxiety/stress: Can cause muscle tension, cold hands & feet, increased heart rate, rapid and shallow breathing, stomach upset, headaches, dry mouth, increased sweating, mind racing, & insomnia. Chronic anxiety/stress decreases immune functions and contributes to numerous illnesses. ...Read more

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What physical symptoms of stress/anxiety are there?

What physical symptoms of stress/anxiety are there?

Multiple: Short term physical effects of anxiety can be insomnia, change in appetite, fatigue, diarrhea, sweating, muscle tension, headaches, shortness of breath and heart palpitations. High stress and anxiety over the long term can put one at a higher risk for medical illnesses such as heart disease. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of suicide/suicidal behavior?

What are the symptoms of suicide/suicidal behavior?

Withdrawing?: What makes suicide so treacherous is that the person often withdraws and is less likely to be noticed by others. If you know of a child or teen who's being abused (usually at home, less often at school or social media), tell someone who's got some clout. I'm a pathologist; the common trigger of a youngster's suicide is a parent tell him he's worthless. ...Read more

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