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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)



You're
not alone
with
OCD
OCD
is the
12th
most common reason
for therapy
Source:
findatherapist.co.uk
20/11/2019
345
males

with OCD
talk to therapists
Source:
findatherapist.co.uk
20/11/2019
406
females

with OCD
talk to therapists
Source:
findatherapist.co.uk
20/11/2019

Causes

of oCD
Source: nhs.uk
GeneticsLife eventsNegative thoughtsNeurotransmittersUnknown

Symptoms

of OCD
Source: psychiatry.orgTick the symptom you experience the most

OCD
Thoughts

Obsessions
OCD
Feelings

Anxiety
OCD
Behaviours

Compulsions

Insight

with OCD
Source: psychiatry.org
Absent
Thoughts are true
Poor
Thoughts are probably not true
Good
Thoughts are not true

Impact

of OCD
Source: psychiatry.org
ImpairmentDistress

Diagnosis

Source: psychiatry.org
Adults

Obsessions and/or compulsions. With anxiety or distress or impairment.

Therapies

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
for OCD

For negative thoughts
Focus on the present
Adults 10 sessions
A nice.org.uk recommendation

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Written by Richard Snowdon | Updated 20 November 2019
Next Review 01 January 2020