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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder


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You're
not alone
with
OCD
Ocd
is the
12th
most common reason
for therapy

findatherapist.co.uk
02/04/2020
354
males

with OCD
talk to therapists

findatherapist.co.uk
02/04/2020
406
females

with OCD
talk to therapists

findatherapist.co.uk
02/04/2020
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition.

Symptoms

Which ones do you experience?
Thoughts
11
Obsessions
intrusive, persistent, recurrent images, thoughts or urges
Feelings
8
Anxiety
significant
5
Distress
significant
Behaviours
6
Compulsions
driven, repetitive, rigid, checking, counting, hand washing, ordering or praying
0
Impairment
significant
psychiatry.org

Causes

2
Genes
relative with OCD
2
Events
triggers include abuse, bereavement, bullying, childbirth, neglect
2
Brain
activity, chemical imbalance
3
Traits
meticulousness, neatness, responsibleness
2
Uncertain
2
Combination
of causes
nhs.uk

Diagnosis

Adults

Obsessions
intrusive, persistent, recurrent images, thoughts or urges
1+ hours daily

and/orCompulsionsdriven, repetitive, rigid, checking, counting, hand washing, ordering or praying
1+ hours daily
Anxiety
significant
orDistresssignificant
orImpairmentsignificant
Absent
Thoughts are true
Poor
Thoughts are probably not true
Good
Thoughts are not true
Other
Symptoms are not due
to another condition or
a substance


nice.org.uk recommends
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
for OCD

For negative thoughtsFocus on the presentAdults 10 sessions
Online therapists

120 online therapists
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02/04/2020

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Written by Richard Snowdon | Updated 02 April 2020
Next check 01 January 2021
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