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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. By: Alexis Hernandez Jharline Sotelo. What is it?. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is an anxiety disorder where people can’t control their thoughts, feelings, ideas, obsessions, behaviors, etc. which leads them to do something. (compulsive)

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obsessive compulsive disorder

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

By: Alexis Hernandez

Jharline Sotelo

what is it
What is it?
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is an anxiety disorder where people can’t control their thoughts, feelings, ideas, obsessions, behaviors, etc. which leads them to do something. (compulsive)
  • It’s also been found to affect animals and how they act when in certain situations.
history
History
  • Been around for thousands of years
  • Started being described 100 years ago
  • Sudden focus on mental illnesses
  • 1-3% of people in the U.S have it = 2/3 million
  • 1 in 50 people have it
causes
Causes
  • Genetic ( DNA) it can be passed down
  • Brain circuit that regulates our behavior is activated
  • Personal thoughts
  • Stress

These are all theories and really haven’t been proven by science.

symptoms
Symptoms
  • Obsessions/ compulsions that aren’t caused by drugs/medical illness

These include:

  • Fears
  • Excessive focus on certain things
  • Repetition
  • Arranging things ALL the time
  • Hoarding
diagnosis
Diagnosis
  • Many medical and psychological tests
  • Physical exams
  • Laboratory tests
  • Psychological evaluation
  • Repetitive behaviors
  • Person acknowledges they have a problem
  • Persistent thoughts
famous people with ocd
Famous People with OCD
  • Jessica Alba
  • David Beckham
  • Penelope Cruz
  • Cameron Diaz
  • Leonardo DiCaprio
  • Michael Jackson
  • Katy Perry
  • Justin Timberlake
cures
Cures
  • There’s no real cure
  • Take anti-depressants to keep compulsions under control
  • Therapy
  • Talking to psychiatrist, psychologist, counselor, etc.
  • Help you with how to deal with problems
functional or organic
Functional or Organic?
  • OCD is a functional disorder because it’s in the person’s head. There is nothing physically wrong with them it’s how they deal with a problem in their life or how they express their stress.
references
References
  • http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001926/
  • http://www.causesofocd.com/
  • http://ocdhistory.net/
  • http://www.articlesbase.com/mental-health-articles/ocd-history-the-history-of-ocd-1857763.html
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