Presentation on theme: "ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder. OCD is a anxiety disorder Patients with OCD often obsess over something then try to avoid it Often occurs to men."— Presentation transcript:
OCD is a anxiety disorder Patients with OCD often obsess over something then try to avoid it Often occurs to men ages 14-19 & women 21-22 Young adults 18-24 have the highest risk Some people with OCD have only obsessions or only compulsions, doesn’t always have to be both What is OCD?
Has a 3 year old son She is a nurse For Jenny’s case of OCD she worries she will catch a disease from work, bring it home and pass it on to her son Her compulsion was to wash her hands repeatedly until they would bleed She later had to leave her work due to anxiety related problems Jenny’s Case
40 year old divorced man He is an accountant His OCD revolves around everything being perfect He is a perfectionist His compulsion is he has to do everything at least 3 times to make sure it is perfect For example, he reads, write, and closes doors 3 times for it to be perfect David’s Case
There is a lot more activity in the OCD brain The person with OCD is over thinking, making the anxiety happen In the picture shown before, you can see more activity in the frontal lobe and the temporal lobe OCD Brain
People have many different ways to deal with their problems Similar to dealing with anxiety Anxiety is what tells you there is danger You should not eliminate anxiety, just lesson it First step is to identify the problem Then best resolution is to research your problem Dealing With OCD
OCD is an anxiety related issue It involves obsessions then compulsions In the brain there is a lot more activity than someones brain that does not have OCD In Conclusion
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