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What is Obsessive Compulsive Personality Disorder?

November 27, 2012

Although there are some similarities, especially to the onlooker, there is a difference between OCD and OCPD. What is obsessive compulsive personality disorder? It is like OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) in the fact that it causes a person to be obsessed with something, which compels them to do something. Anyone who has OCPD is preoccupied […]

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Do You Have Signs of OCD?

November 10, 2012

It is never clearly apparent to the casual observer what other people are thinking or why they do certain things. People who know you may see signs of OCD in the way you conduct yourself each day. Some of your closest friends might even tell you their opinion, but you need to understand the signs […]

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The Definition of OCD and How to Treat It

October 25, 2012

Obsessive compulsive disorder belongs to the social anxiety disorders. These are characterized by fear of something for which there is no solution or way to avoid. Most often, fears are baseless or much less threatening than the person with the disorder imagines. The definition of OCD is a psychiatric disorder where thoughts are obsessive and […]

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Two Causes of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder You Cannot Change

October 15, 2012

One of the beliefs that has never been discounted about OCD is how events in our lives can affect our mental stability. When listing the causes of obsessive compulsive disorder, a person’s environment is generally considered a possibility. Surroundings may be a primary reason for OCD, but how that translates into obsessions is not always […]

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The Unknown Causes for OCD

October 8, 2012

As with most mental disorders, there is not a completely singular reason for all cases of OCD. Causes of OCD are more likely based on several different events that form a cumulative quantity that, in simple terms, overflows or breaks the container which holds it. Scientists at one time believed that the occurrences of certain […]

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The Reason You Need Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Tests

September 30, 2012

If you feel you have traits that may be indicative of OCD, obsessive compulsive disorder tests are available for self help. It is simple and easy to assess yourself, as long as you answer all questions honestly. There are many online self help tests for anxiety and social disorders, but be sure to take one […]

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