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What is the differed between obsessive compulsive disorder and obsessive compulsive personality disoder?

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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
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In brief: OCD

This is an anxiety do, with intrusive thoughts that cause apprehension/fear/worry, and repetitive behaviors aimed at reducing the anxiety.
Examples are excess washing, cleaning, checking, hoarding,emotional/financial distress. OC Personality is pervasive pattern of preoccupation with details & rules & schedules, rigid, stubborn, hoards, perfectionism.

In brief: OCD

This is an anxiety do, with intrusive thoughts that cause apprehension/fear/worry, and repetitive behaviors aimed at reducing the anxiety.
Examples are excess washing, cleaning, checking, hoarding,emotional/financial distress. OC Personality is pervasive pattern of preoccupation with details & rules & schedules, rigid, stubborn, hoards, perfectionism.
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Maria Conwell
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