Obsessive compulsive disorder is a serious psychiatric illness that affects millions of people worldwide. People with this disease struggle with intrusive thoughts and sometimes it leads to repetitive compulsive behaviour. For example, sometimes a patient might be inclined to count the lamp posts or shops on his way and if they suspect they have missed one, they go back and start the procedure all over again. They might also develop a tendency to check the doors and windows several times to…
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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Infographic - Approximately five million Americans may suffer from obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) at some point in their lives. Learn about common obsessions and compulsions as well as the therapies used to treat them. Published by Mount Sinai Health System
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