Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

People with obsessive compulsive disorder have persistent and recurring thoughts which are generally unpleasant, known as obsessions.

These thoughts lead people to carry out repetitive actions or rituals which help them cope with the obsession. These are known as compulsions. Examples of compulsions would be: excessive hand washing, religious behaviour (such as saying a prayer exactly 15 times to stop something bad happening), counting and checking things (e.g. making sure the door is closed, the gas is off, etc.).

Trastorn Obsessiu Compulsiu (TOC)
Authorship: Vall d'Hebron
Creation date: 17.12.2021, 10:03
Modification date: 01.02.2022, 13:01
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