Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) is often shrouded in mystery, as sufferers struggle to understand the cause of their disorder. Already prone to "over-thinking," many believe that if they can determine what caused their brain to go awry, they can figure out a way to fix it. People with OCD have been known to spend hours ruminating to find "the root of the problem."
Many will report their OCD was triggered by a particular life event. Common triggers I have heard from clients include traumatic events, cannabis use, and random interactions that planted a seed of doubt in the mind that would not go away.
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