The Symptoms and Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

OCD is characterized by intrusive thoughts, images and urges that are obsessive and cause anxiety, distress or the need to repetitively engage in certain mental or behavioral acts. Obsessions and compulsions are the main defining characteristics of OCD. Obsessions are unwanted thoughts and urge that lead to compulsion, which is evident through repetitive or ritualistic acts done to minimize distress

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