OCD

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  • OCD
    • Characteristics
      • Anxiety disorder
      • Mind flooded with persistent/ uncontrollable thoughts (obsessions)
      • Individual compelled to repeat certain behaviours (compulsions)
    • Behavioural characteristics
      • Compulsions- repetitive, reduce anxiety
      • Avoidance of situations that trigger OCD
    • Emotional characteristics
      • Anxiety and distress
      • Accompanying depression
      • Guilt and disgust
    • Cognitive characteristics
      • Obsessive thoguhts
      • Strategies
      • Insight- acknowledgement that behaviour is irrational

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