What is OCD?

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Obsessive-Compulsive disorder can be difficult to manage, but BestMind Behavioral Health can help. Learn more about diagnosis and treatments for OCD here.
Quoted From: https://www.bestmindbh.com/conditions/ocd/

"Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) is a common, long-lasting mental health condition causing a person to experience uncontrollable obsessions (recurring thoughts or images) and the urge or compulsion to respond to an obsession in a specific way.

Obsessive-compulsive disorder greatly affects an individual"s quality of life and ability to maintain routine daily tasks without being interrupted by the urge to behave (sometimes ritualistically) in response to an obsessive thought.

OCD is a mental health condition that does not discriminate against age, gender, race, or ethnicity.n individual suffering from OCD may have compulsions, obsessions, or both that interfere with school, work, or maintaining healthy relationships.

For a person to be diagnosed and get treatment for OCD, they must first complete an OCD assessment and meet certain requirements including spending at least one hour per day obsessing over uncontrollable thoughts or behaviors."

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