• OCD comprises obsessions, compulsions, or both.
  • They must be present for at least 2 week period.
  • The prevalence rate in the general population is 2%.
  • Obsessions are ideas, images, impulses that enter the patient’s mind again and again in a stereotyped form which cause distress and the patient is unable to resist them.
  • Thoughts are recognized as one’s own even though they are involuntary and often repugnant.
  • Some common types of obsessions are contamination fears, intrusive violent thoughts, and images, fear of harming yourself or others, etc.
  • Compulsions are stereotyped behaviors that are repeated again and again.
  • Compulsive acts try to neutralize the anxiety that arises from obsessive thoughts.
  • Some common types of compulsions are cleaning/washing, arranging and rearranging objects, checking electrical appliances or locks, etc, hoarding a large number of items, etc.
  • Depression and anxiety are common along with OCD symptoms.

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