OCD BY: Presey & Keith
OCD or Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder is where a person repeats a pattern of thoughts or behaviors
The word Obsessive refers to persistent, recurrent, and unwantd thoughts that prevent people from attending to normal daily activities.
Compulsive refers to repeated irrestible behaviors.
A person with obsessive-compulsive disorder might, for example,feel the urge to wash his or her hands constantly throughout the day.
Checking Contamination / Mental Contamination Hoarding Ruminations / Intrusive Thoughts
Traditionally it has been thought that there are four main categories of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), well as numerous sub-types of the illness within each category. However, typically a person’s OCD will fall into one of the following four areas.