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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Definition
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is characterized by perfectionism and inflexibility. A person with a Obsessive Compulsive Disorder becomes preoccupied with uncontrollable patterns of thought and action. OCD symptoms may cause extreme distress and interfere with a person's occupational and social functioning.
ONSET: Early adulthood and with a variety of contexts.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Diagnostic Criteria
Marked inflexibility and preoccupation with orderliness, perfectionism, and mental / interpersonal control, as indicated by at least four of the following:
- Marked preoccupation with details, lists, order, organization, rules, or schedules.
- Marked perfectionism that interferes with the completion of the task.
- Excessive devotion to work.
- Excessive devotion and inflexible when it comes to ethics, morals, or values.
- Can not throw out worn-out, useless, or worthless objects, with no sentimental value.
- Insist others work or do task exactly as they would.
- View money as something to hoarded.
- Stubborn and rigid.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Treatment
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