Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Its Affects on Both Genders

Psychology / April 23, 2015 / No Comments /
A look at the different types and manifestations of obsessive-compulsive disorder, and how they are different in men and women.

“OCD devastates a person’s well being. Many of the symptoms of OCD overlap with symptoms found in other psychiatric disorders. The three main types of OCD symptoms are obsessions, compulsions, and doubting. Obsessions and compulsions are the two major components of obsessive-compulsive disorder. Related to compulsions, people suffering from OCD perform rituals very often. OCD treatment choice is based on several factors. Much debate exists on the actual cause. Up to 70% of patients with OCD remain single. In men, this disorder is called muscle dysmorphia. These topics as well as others are all covered within the paper.”

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