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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

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18/02/2020
350
males

with OCD
talk to therapists

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18/02/2020
407
females

with OCD
talk to therapists

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18/02/2020
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is a mental health condition.

Symptoms

Which ones do you experience?
Thoughts
4
Obsessions
intrusive, persistent, recurrent images, thoughts or urges
Feelings
3
Anxiety
significant
2
Distress
significant
Behaviours
3
Compulsions
driven, repetitive, rigid, checking, counting, hand washing, ordering or praying
0
Impairment
significant
psychiatry.org

Causes

1
Genes
relative with OCD
0
Events
triggers include abuse, bereavement, bullying, childbirth, neglect
2
Brain
activity, chemical imbalance
1
Traits
meticulousness, neatness, responsibleness
1
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


psychiatry.org
nice.org.uk recommends
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
for OCD

For negative thoughtsFocus on the presentAdults 10 sessions

180 therapists
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18/02/2020

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Written by Richard Snowdon | Updated 18 February 2020
Next check 01 January 2021