obsessive-compulsive disorder

NOUN
  1. an anxiety disorder characterized by recurrent and persistent thoughts and feelings and repetitive, ritualized behaviors
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  • Compulsive hair pulling (trichotillomania) sometimes responds to drugs for obsessive-compulsive disorder or depression.
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder assistance, by definition refers to the help of OCD patients.
  • For people with obsessive-compulsive disorder, obsession creates a maze of persistent, unwanted thoughts.
  • Conclusion Abnormalities of intracerebral neurotransmitters, acetylcholine, noradrenalin, 5-hydroxy tryptamine may participate in the pathogenesis of obsessive-compulsive disorder.
  • I was feeling the first flush of a condition now known as obsessive-compulsive disorder OCD, which is part of the suite of symptoms commonly seen in combat veterans. Heart of a Patriot
  • The concordance rate of obsessive-compulsive disorder is also higher for monozygotic twins than it is for dizygotic twins which suggest that there is a genetic component to this disease.
  • Experts say that an abnormal fixation on STDs can be a sign of obsessive-compulsive disorder or hypochondria.
  • October 1st, 2009 WASHINGTON - Researchers claim that streptococcal infection, also called strep throat, doesn't cause or trigger Tourette syndrome or obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7
  • She says I'm suffering from a kind of extremism, an obsessive-compulsive disorder called scrupulosity.
  • There are treatments, even cures, for depression, paranoia and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Gary W. Small, M.D.: The Coming Epidemic of Alzheimer's Disease
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