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what is ocd

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what is ocd
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. K. replied 2 years ago.
Dr. K. :

Hello, this is Dr K.. Answers are not medical advice and do not constitute a doctor/patient relationship. I look forward to helping you today.

Dr. K. :

ocd is obsessive compulsive disorder

Dr. K. :

It can be a psychological disorder, a personality disorder, or a character trait

Dr. K. :

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is characterized by unreasonable thoughts and fears/obsessions that lead you to do repetitive behaviors/compulsions. It's also possible to have only obsessions or only compulsions and still have OCD

Dr. K. :

I hope this answers your question for you.

Customer:

Can ocd develope through severe bullying can you get it at any age.

Dr. K. :

Ocd can develop in children due to stress

Dr. K. :

Its a way of relieving the stress

Customer:

cannot adults get it

Customer:

is disturbing thoughts a part of ocd

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