Introduction: Obsessive-compulsive disorder


Obsessive-compulsive disorder: Behavioral disorder with obsessive thoughts and compulsive acts.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder: Obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD, involves anxious thoughts or rituals you feel you can't control. If you have OCD, you may be plagued by persistent, unwelcome thoughts or images, or by the urgent need to engage in certain rituals.1

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         Contents for Obsessive-compulsive disorder:

1. excerpt from Anxiety Disorders: NIMH

Last revision: July 1, 2003

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