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ObsessiveCompulsiveDisorder.   OCD is a anxiety disorder  Patients with OCD often obsess over something then try to avoid it  Often occurs to men.

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2   OCD is a anxiety disorder  Patients with OCD often obsess over something then try to avoid it  Often occurs to men ages & women  Young adults have the highest risk  Some people with OCD have only obsessions or only compulsions, doesn’t always have to be both What is OCD?

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4   the state of being obsessed with someone or something. Definition of Obsessions

5  tthe action or state of forcing or being forced to do something; constraint. Definition of Compulsions

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7   Fear of contamination  Thoughts of doubt  Fear of accidental harming self/others  Need for symmetry/exactness  Repugnant obsession Examples of Obsessions

8   Washing/cleaning  Checking things  Ordering/arranging  Mental rituals  Need to ask/confess  Counting  Tapping/touching  Hoarding Examples of Compultions

9  People with OCD often have different symptoms, that’s why all people need to find different ways to cope with their problem

10  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wEU-165NRY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KOami82xKec OCD Videos

11   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

12   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

13  Nomal Brain vs. OCD Brain

14   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

15   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

16   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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