Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) (An Introduction)

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Abstract:

This one-page handout with accompanying audio and video educates people about obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), a type of anxiety disorder. It describes signs and symptoms of OCD in repeated upsetting thoughts called obsessions, and repeated actions called compulsions. Treatment with medicines and therapy such as cognitive behavioral therapy are outlined. Adapted from the text of the MedlinePlus Health Introduction.

Author(s):
Healthy Roads Media
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Company review
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
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Keywords:
Anxiety disorders, Cognitive therapy, Obsessive behavior, Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
Copyright:
Licensed by Creative Commons
Date Last Reviewed:
1/30/2015
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