Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

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  • 1. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
    By Meg Gooding

2. An introduction to OCD
OCD is an anxiety disorder that 1-3% of the general population suffer from.
There is an equal distribution of males and females that suffer from OCD.
3. Psychoanalytic Approach
Sigmund Freud attributed OCD to a childs deep frustration or negative experience with potty training.
4. Psychoanalytic Approach
It is said that obsessions arise when the individual is trying to counteract impulses with defense mechanisms:

  • Isolation

5. Undoing 6. Reaction formation