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  • Thoughts And Behaviors A Person With Ocd
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    1 I have always been fascinated with behavioral disorders, especially OCD. I learned about OCD a few years ago when I was reading a medical journal. At first, it seemed like something very odd. The idea that otherwise normal people can do such strange things, and not be able to control themselves was fascinating. I wanted to know more about this topic, which is why I chose to write my paper on it. I thought that by knowing more about the subject, I will be able to better understand how these peo...
  • Diagnoses And Treatment Of Ocd Patients
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    The Diagnosis and Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder There are many factors to consider in the evaluation and treatment of Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). This paper will discuss the strategies that have proven most effective in treating the disorder, including: drug therapy, cognitive therapy, and family-based therapy. It will focus on the benefits of flexibility, emphasizing combination therapy, especially with cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD...
  • Effective Treatment For Ocd
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    What is Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Have you ever known somebody who washes their hands excessively are constantly checking to see if the doors are locked This may be the cause of low serotonin levels in the brain. Serotonin is responsible in helping nerve cells communicate. More plainly, they may be symptoms of the all-unbearable anxiety disorder known as obsessive-compulsive disorder. Although about 5.5 million people in the U.S. are affected by OCD not all of them are aware or just are too ...
  • Thoughts And Behaviors A Person With Ocd
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    Obsessive Compulsive Disorder And Its Effect On Life Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, involves anxious thoughts or rituals one feels and can't control... For many years, OCD was thought to be rare. The actual number of people with OCD was hidden, because people would hide their problem to avoid embarrassment. Some recent studies show that as many as 3 million Americans ages 18 to 54 may have OCD at any one time. This is about 2.3% of the people in this age group. It strikes men and women i...
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
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    Adams, B, Gail (Nov / Dec 2004). Identifying, Assessing, and Treating Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in School-Aged Children: The Role of School Personnel. Teaching Exceptional Children. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder that can make life excruciating. Obsessions and compulsions are not only time consuming, they can cause marked distress, interfere with a person's usual routine, social functions, occupation and relationships with others. The article classifies obsessions...
  • Most Effective Medications
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    What is Obsessive-compulsive disorder? Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is one of the anxiety disorders and is potentially disabling condition according to national institute of mental health, NIMH (2000). Individuals with OCD become trapped in a pattern of repetitive thoughts and behaviors that can be senseless and distressing but are extremely hard to over come. Such as checking things repeatedly (e.g. doors, locks and stoves), constant counting either 'in ones head' or outwardly, etc. Most...
  • Symptoms And Treatments Regarding Ocd
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    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Imagine if you couldn't get your job done because throughout your shift you had to continuously wash your hands. To many people this would be an easy problem but not if you have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Several little thoughts or rituals irritate a person with OCD daily. There are many factors, symptoms, and treatments regarding OCD. OCD is known as one of the anxieties disorders (geo cities). It can be a crippling condition that can persist throughout a...

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