persistent and recurrent thoughts, impulses or images that are experienced as intrusive and disturbing but are difficult to suppress or control.
used to describe persistent and recurrent unwanted thoughts, images, or impulses.
Obsessive Compulsive Personality:
a personality style characterized by concern with maintaining order, control and following the rules.
a disorder characterized by persistent and recurrent unwanted thoughts, images, or impulses but few or no compulsions.
a form of learning by which a response is rewarded to increase the likelihood that is will happen again.
used for birth control.
over-the-counter (non-prescription) medication.
used to describe studies of the effectiveness of treatments.
a hormone with a number of functions including muscle contraction and nerve sensitivity.
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD):
an anxiety disorder characterized by obsessive and compulsive symptoms.
Obsessive Compulsive (OC) Spectrum Disorders:
a diverse group of problems/conditions that have been considered to perhaps be related to OCD including compulsive gambling, trichotillomania, body dysmorphic disorder (BDD), hypochondriasis, somatization disorder
obsessive compulsive disorder
behavior that can be observed by another person and can therefore be measured.