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How would someone learn if they have ocd? What are signs? How is this viewed by the medical community? What different types of OCD exist and what isit

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry
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In brief: OCD

Ocd is a type of anxiety disorder where the person has unwanted and repetitive thoughts, feelings, ideas, sensations (obsessions), or behaviors that make them feel driven to do something (compulsions).
The compulsions may be carried out to get rid of the obsessive thoughts, but relief is only temporary. There are helpful treatments; psychiatrists and psychotherapists are the specialists to see.

In brief: OCD

Ocd is a type of anxiety disorder where the person has unwanted and repetitive thoughts, feelings, ideas, sensations (obsessions), or behaviors that make them feel driven to do something (compulsions).
The compulsions may be carried out to get rid of the obsessive thoughts, but relief is only temporary. There are helpful treatments; psychiatrists and psychotherapists are the specialists to see.
Dr. Pamela Pappas
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Dr. Shah Nawaz
Psychiatry

In brief: Recurrent thoughrs

Recurrent persistent thoughts impulses repetitive behavior washing hands checking things rituals and holding grudges should see professional.

In brief: Recurrent thoughrs

Recurrent persistent thoughts impulses repetitive behavior washing hands checking things rituals and holding grudges should see professional.
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