Obsessive- Compulsive Disorder

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OCD, What is it?

It is a disorder that is categorized in the DSM, as an anxiety disorder. The disorder causes obsessive and or, compulsive behaviors, thought, or feelings. Some things can be your phobias, being a clean freak, or repetitively doing something.

How do I treat this?

The best way to treat this that experts have come up with id Cognitive behavior therapy, which uses exposure, response prevention. That is basically where they use examples of things that you do, and help you find ways to adjust what you do to make it better.
every situation of OCD can be different, there is no "normal."

Common?

This disorder effects one out of every 100 children, and one out of every forty adults.

The research continues!!!!!

The current medications we have to treat OCD target two brain chemicals, serotonin, and dopamine. They are now studying glutamate which plays a role the communication of nerve cells in almost every nervous system.

Got beef bruh?

  • Some experts from the UK are even wanting it to be removed from the anxiety disorder category in the DSM. Which remember was published by the American Psychiatric Association.

Guess What?

People such as Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, Megan Fox, and Justin Timberlake, have lived with OCD for most of there lives.
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