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obsessive-compulsive disorder

[əb¦ses·iv kəm′pəl·siv dis‚ȯrd·ər]
(psychology)
A type of anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent, persistent, unwanted, and unpleasant thoughts (obsessions) or repetitive, purposeful, ritualistic behaviors that the person feels driven to perform (compulsions). Abbreviated OCD.
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We hear, "I've got obsessive compulsive disorder and I behave in very bizarre ways and deserve to be accommodated.
Miriam Stoppard Mind Publications have produced a very helpful booklet, Understand Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, which you can get by sending a cheque for pounds 1.
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The report is an essential source of information and analysis on the global Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Therapeutics market.
PARIS, France, September 19 /PRNewswire/ -- New data presented today demonstrates that escitalopram is efficacious and well tolerated in the treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) with encouraging rates of remission and relapse prevention.

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