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  • 1. Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
    By: Jenn Lelko

2. A little bit of OCD humor to start off this slide show.
3. OCD 101

  • Obsessivecompulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental disorder characterized by intrusive thoughts that produce anxiety, by repetitive behaviors aimed at reducing anxiety, or by a combination of such thoughts (obsessions) and behaviors (compulsions).

4. The acts of those who have OCD may appear paranoid and come across to others as psychotic 5. OCD is the fourth-most common mental disorder and is diagnosed nearly as often as asthma and diabetes mellitus