OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER

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OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE DISORDER: a disorder in which a person has recurrent and unwanted thoughts, a need to perform repetitive and rigid actions or both.

Diagnosis requires that: 

- Obsessions/compulsions are recurrent

- The person recognises that their obsessions/compulsions are excessive and unreasonable

- The persons life is effected, impaired or the person is distressed

There is a difference between the obsession and compulsions related to

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