Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)

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Obsessive Compulsive disorder (OCD) is a mental illness that effects nearly 5

million Americans, and half a million children. Its a disease that fills the brain with

unwanted ideas, and worries. OCD is a diseases that effects the Cerebral frontal cortex.

Unfortunately there is no cure for OCD. Obsessive compulsive disorder can start

developing as early as age five. In most cases OCD controls your life. Through out the

rest of this paper I hope to inform you on Obsessive compulsive Disorders.

OCD fills your mind with unwanted worries or images, that cannot be rejected.

Patients must seek the help of others. Urges must be satisfied at once, so they don't grow

stronger. Then vicious cycles develop. They became full time problems. OCD affects four

main areas; emotion-the way we feel, behavioral-the way we respond, cognitive-the way

we think, perceptual-the way we perceive things.

Anxiety is a common symptom of OCD. If you feel restless, frightened or just

uncontrollable, then you could have OCD. Many OCD sufferers feel this way daily. They

also experience head...

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