The Many Faces Of OCD

The Many Faces Of OCD

Like ice cream, OCD comes in different flavors . This expression is a good metaphor for the idea that OCD can present as different symptom subsets. Some of these subsets are familiar to most people, but others are less common and sometimes less recognizable as OCD. Let's examine a few of these OCD flavors: Washing , perhaps the most commonly known, is the vanilla of OCD. Obsessions have to do with becoming contaminated or in some way dirty from sources such as bodily fluids or chemicals, but even this most common of OCD flavors can have an unusual twist. So, for instance another...

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