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Although there is great variation in how OCD is manifested, it is helpful to first understand the common ground of these manifestations: compulsions and obsessions.  Obsessions are “persistent impulses, ideas and images that intrude into a person’s thinking and cause...
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Defining Anxiety Definition—Anxiety can be defined as an unpleasant affective (mood) experience marked by a significant degree of apprehensiveness about the potential appearance of aversive or harmful events. Anxiety is among one of the most common precipitants motivating people to...
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