Biological explanations of OCD: neural explanations

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  • Created on: 18-05-18 16:06

The genes associated with OCD are likely to affect the levels of key neurotransmitters as well as the structure of the brain - these are neural explanations

The role of serotonin

  • One explanation for OCD concerns the role of the neurotransmitter, serotonin, which is believed to help regulate mood
  • Neurotransmitters are responsible for relaying information from one neuron to another
  • If a person has low


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