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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...
  • People With Ocd
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    Obsessive-compulsive Disorder A disorder that brings on unwanted thoughts (obsession) and conscious, ritualized acts (compulsions), usually in attempt to deal with anxiety which is coming from the obsessions. Performing these rituals only brings them temporary relief; if they do not perform them, it brings on increased anxiety. Both ways will leave them stuck in a difficult situation. If people go untreated, the illness begins to take over their lives. Treatments have been developed to help anyo...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • People With Other Mental Illnesses
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    Factsheet IndexNMHA Homepage Affiliate Network Adult Mental Health / C.A.R.E. Anxiety Disorders Campaign for America's Mental Health Clinical Depression Children and Families Consumer Advocacy / Rights Consumer Supporter TA Center Information Center News RoomPreventionFederal Government Affairs State Government Affairs Healthcare ReformNMHA Tribute Dinner Event Calendar Support NMHA NMHA JumplistMay is Mental Health Month More About NMHASpecial Events Contact Us Search NMHA Web site Anxiety Diso...
  • Obsessive Compulsive Behaviour
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    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: What is it? People with OCD suffer a great deal of stress and often feel they are helpless victims. OCD is characterised by frequent and intrusive thoughts or images (obsessions) leading to repeated behaviours (compulsions). Obsessions tend to arise from a person's own mind and they see these thoughts and images as absurd and pointless. These thoughts can be repulsive and obscene. The person neither wants nor welcomes them and tries desperately to either resist or ...

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