Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is characterized by excessive, unreasonable cravings to perform behaviors as well as persistent, unwanted, intrusive thoughts (obsessions) (compulsions). Even though OCD sufferers may be aware that their actions and ideas are absurd, they frequently lack the control to change them.
Males frequently experience the onset of symptoms earlier than females, usually in childhood, adolescence, or young adulthood. OCD affects 1.2% of American adults on an annual basis.
Examples of obsessions include:
Examples of compulsions include:
Out treatment modality starts with comprehensive assessment, and includes these two important approaches:
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