OCD

Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by uncontrollable, unwanted thoughts and repetitive, ritualized behaviours one feels compelled to perform. The thoughts are intrusive in nature, unpleasant and distressing which causes uneasiness, apprehension, fear, or worry. The repetitive behaviours are aimed at reducing the associated anxiety.

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Know more about OCD
- Editorial Team
August 20, 2013 at 08:52am
OCD can get really distressing for those who have it. Learn more about the condition:

Workaholic syndrome – do you suffer from the ‘all work and no play’ addiction?
- Mansi Kohli
July 12, 2013 at 11:48am
If you have read the Bible, then you would know even God rested on the seventh day. But for workaholics, the day of rest is far from reality. There …

Ayushmann Khurrana has OCD or Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Pavitra Sampath
April 02, 2013 at 01:53pm
Ayushmann Khurrana, the lead actor of the runaway success, Vicky Donor, was seen walking out of a Holi party absolutely spotless. When asked how he …

Four steps to deal with OCD and prognosis
- Editorial Team
February 25, 2012 at 11:55am
Psychiatrist Jeffrey Schwartz, author of Brain Lock: Free Yourself from Obsessive-Compulsive Behaviour, offers the following four steps for …

Diagnosis and treatment of OCD
- Admin
February 25, 2012 at 11:55am
Diagnosis of OCD According to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), to be diagnosed with OCD, a person must have …

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OCD: All you need to know
- Editorial Team
February 24, 2012 at 04:30pm
Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is an anxiety disorder characterized by uncontrollable, unwanted thoughts and repetitive, ritualized behaviours …

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