Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental disorder characterized by Intrusive repetitive thoughts and/or behavior.
The diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders does not klassificeret OCD subtypes, respectively. However, many psychologists believe that it is necessary to do it, says Health.
Here’s what you need to know about the two main types of OCD and their symptoms:
Possible provocateurs OCD
OCD caused by fear
If OCD triggered by fear, the person tries to perform certain “rituals” (the actions), which he believe, will not happen fears.
For example, people with this type of disorder compulsively check all equipment before leaving the house, as they fear that a fire occurs.
Other patients with OCD may obsessively thinking about what infections lurk everywhere. Such obsessive fears of contamination are often accompanied by cleaning of different surfaces from germs.
Have other people observed various Intrusive thoughts that they are ashamed of: sexual deviance, bestiality, pedophilia, sexual aggression.
Any person can have such thoughts, but the person with OCD they take the Intrusive nature.
The cycle of OCD
OCD caused by disorders in the nervous system
There is also OCD associated with Tourette’s syndrome, in which there are problems with the nervous system. Causing people to suffer from motor and vocal tics.
People with this type of OCD may experience the need to perform certain rituals again and again without any specific reason.
Often they do not know why they are worried, and often describe it as not quite right feeling.
The symptoms of OCD
Regardless of what motivates a person with OCD, there are some common ways to Express his obsessions and obsessions:
— the need to constantly and repeatedly check things out;
— the need to constantly arrange and rearrange objects until, until they become perfectly orderly or symmetrical;
— the need to clean or wash things or surfaces again and again;
— the need to count up to certain numbers, or to count the points or steps;
rituals associated with these obsessions, are made for relaxation.
We will remind, infections experienced in childhood, can cause mental disorders.
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