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Genetic explanations: candidate genes
genes that may be involved in producing symptoms of OCD
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Genetic explanations: OCD is polygenic
different combinations of up to 230 genetic variations
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Genetic explanations: different types of OCD
different combinations of gene variations may cause different kinds of OCD
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Neural explanations: Serotonin
low levels of serotonin linked to OCD
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Neural explanations: decision making systems
frontal lobes and parahippocampal gyrus may be malfunctioning
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Treatment: SSRIs
antidepressants that increase levels of serotonin at the synapse
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Treatment: combining SSRIs with other treatments
combine CBT or other drugs
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Treatment: alternatives to SSRIs
Clomipramine (acts on serotonin plus other systems) or SSRIs (noradrenaline)
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